~ Launches digital literacy van for the masses and school children under the “e – Education on Wheels” project; to cover six government schools near Jojobera~
~ Computer centre in Jojobera provides technological training and support to underprivileged students~
~Project aims to bridge the gender and digital literacy divide in rural India~
Spearheading technology-driven learning in Jamshedpur, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, inaugurated a digital literacy van and a computer literacy centre for the students of Jojobera. The initiatives are a part of Tata Power’s larger endeavour to bridge the digital and gender gaps and encourage e-learning among younger generations in Jamshedpur.
The digital literacy van project, which was launched as part of Tata Power’s “e – Education on Wheels” project, covers six government schools in Jojobera and helps provide students with easy access to the internet and digital modules for a better understanding of their academic curriculum. The vans are fully-equipped with 10 laptops, a projector & screen, an internet connection, and course modules, and will be staffed by trained teachers.
Additionally, Tata Power also inaugurated a ‘Computer Literacy Centre’ at Chhota Govindpur in Jojobera for young girls and women to learn and upskill themselves with digital knowledge. In an effort to bridge the gender divide and equip women with industry-oriented IT skills, the centre aims to provide and promote professional IT education for girls and women. The foundation stone of the new computer centre was laid in the presence of Mr Vijayant Ranjan, Chief of Eastern Region Generation, and Mr Jagmit Singh Sidhu, CEO of Tata Power.
Commenting on the digital empowerment, Mr. Vijayant Ranjan, Chief – ER Generation, Tata Power said, “We are glad to have the opportunity to provide the younger generation with ease of access to technological devices through both of these programs. This move is a testimony to our technology-forward approach and larger bid to bring an end to the digital gap. With our continued endeavour to help the masses adapt to changes in technology, we have successfully introduced best-in-class technological solutions for the young generation of Jamshedpur. The digital learning vans and the computer centre are a reminder that challenges posed by technology should never come in the way of a student’s aspirations and dreams.’’
Tata Power believes in adopting and implementing world-class technologies for the benefit of its customers. From being the first power utility to harness the potential of hydropower in India way back in 1915 to becoming the first integrated power utility in India to implement a dynamic QR code service for bill payments, Tata Power has always taken the lead in adopting technology to deliver a stellar customer experience.
Tata Power (NSE: TATAPOWER; BSE:500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed / managed capacity of 14101 MW. The Company has a presence across the entire power value chain – generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution and trading.
The Company had developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With 5241 MW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 37% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in clean energy generation.
It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India viz: Powerlinks Transmission Ltd. with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.
Tata Power is currently serving more than 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi in North Delhi, TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited, and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha.
With a focus on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation as an integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al.
With its 107 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com