TSPL dedicates volleyball court to encourage sports among village youth
Jasbir Kapoor/ royalpatiala.in/ Bathinda
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited(TSPL), the largest thermal power plant in Punjab, has dedicated a volleyball court for the youth community at Mansa with an aim to promote sporting culture and healthy lifestyle. Vikas Sharma, CEO & WTD of the company, inaugurated the facility at Talwandi Aklia village in the presence of the village sarpanchSmt. Gurmail Kaurand members of the panchayat and community.
The volleyball court was constructed by TSPL to encourage adoption of sports as a fun avenue for pursuing an active and healthy lifestyle as well as nurturing the grassroots talent pool.Post inauguration, a friendly match was conducted amongst the local youth club members and the winners and runner up teams were felicitated.
Encouraging the youth to actively participate in sports and make good use of the infrastructure, Vikas Sharma, CEO & WTD – TSPL said, “Sports is one of the best ways to keep one physically and mentally fit.It also teaches usinvaluable traits like teamwork, patience, planning, perseverance and focus which eventually become the cornerstones for achieving success in life. At Vedanta,we deeply care for our communities, and continue to partner with them and support them forthe inclusive and holistic development of the region.”
Acknowledging TSPL for developing the sports facility and creating key community infrastructures, Gurmail Kaur, sarpanch of Talwandi Aklia village, said, “We are thankful to TSPL for dedicating this facility to our youth. This will not only help groom the local talent, but alsomotivate the people to adopt an active and fit way of life. We look forward to partnering with TSPL for transforming our village into a model one.”
TSPL has been at the forefront of corporate social responsibility initiatives in Punjab. The company has undertaken several impactful developmental projects around and far beyond the plant site, catalysing socio-economic development in the regions of Mansa and Bathinda. In the changing paradigm of social fabric due to COVID-19, TSPL has rolled out several relief measures and continues to closely work with the district and police administrations for helping communities sustain amid the pandemic.
Vedanta’s Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL) is a supercritical 1980 MW world-class thermal power plant in Banawala, Mansa district, Punjab and supplies 100% of the electricity it generates to Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. TSPL deploys globally benchmarked environment and safety practices making it Punjab’s greenest thermal power plant, and among the foremost zero-harm, zero-waste, zero-discharge thermal power producers in the country. The plant has been instrumental in the socio-economic development of the region since inception.