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TATA Power-DDL set up a Paper Cup Manufacturing Unit

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Tata Power-DDL set up a Paper Cup Manufacturing Unit at the company’s Vocational Training Centre at Sector-3, JJ Colony Indra Camp, Delhi.

The setup was launched in line with company’s Unnati Program under its SAATHi initiative and will empower women of JJ clusters by providing them employment opportunities while at the same time contribute towards the environment by reducing plastic pollution.

The SHG will supply its products to RO plants and Tata Power-DDL canteens in the initial phase.

The unit was inaugurated by Mr. Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL in presence of other senior officials of the company, members of the partner NGO and Self Help Group women who will be trained at this unit.

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) is a joint venture between Tata Power and the Government of NCT of Delhi with the majority stake being held by Tata Power Company (51%). Tata Power-DDL distributes electricity in North & North West parts of Delhi and serves a populace of 7 million. The company started operations on July 1, 2002 post the unbundling of the erstwhile Delhi Vidyut Board (DVB). With a registered consumer base of 1.8 million and a peak load of around 2106 MW, the company's operations span across an area of 510 sq. kms. Tata Power-DDL has been the front-runner in implementing power distribution reforms in the capital city and is acknowledged for its consumer friendly practices. Since privatization, the Aggregate Technical & Commercial (AT&C) losses in Tata Power-DDL areas have shown a record decline. AT&C loss is a measure of overall efficiency of the distribution business which is the difference between units input into the system and the units for which the payment is collected. Today, AT&C losses stand at 7.3 % which is an unprecedented reduction of around 84% from an opening loss level of 53% in July 2002.

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