TSPL extends ration support to needy families in the community
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL), largest thermal power plant in Punjab has supported hundreds of underprivileged families with ration kits. More than 5000 kgs of ration was distributed amongst the community members to help them overcome the crisis and feed their families in these testing times.
The draconian second wave of COVID-19 has once again disrupted livelihood of thousands of daily wagers across the country rendering them jobless. In Punjab, most of them having lost their jobs to the pandemic were struggling to make both ends meet. Support from TSPL has given them succor and strength to deal with the crisis and with gradual resumption of work the condition is likely to improve soon.
Speaking on the occasion, Vikas Sharma, CEO and WTD, TSPL said, “TSPL remains committed to supporting our communities in times of duress. Nothing can be nobler than feeding thousands of people in need. We shall continue to support the communities with all our means and capacity in this difficult hour of crisis.”
Gurwinder Singh (Pammi), Sarpanch,Raipur village appreciated TSPL’s effort and said, “TSPL has always supported us, and we are thankful for this kind gesture which will go a long way in feeding hundreds of families. TSPL is working towards the development of our village and area, and I am confident that with their support and commitment we will be able to transform the contours of this region and achieve development milestones.”
Since the outbreak of the pandemic in Mansa, TSPL has been working closely working with the district and police administration for effectively rolling out its community outreach initiatives. Besides masks distribution, fumigation and disinfection was carried out in villages in the vicinity of the plant. TSPL extends ration support to needy families in the community. Additionally, essential services’ support was extended to police personnel on COVID duty, and thousands of masks were handed over to them for usage in the fight against 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.