Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, won two awards at the ‘7th ACEF Asian Leadership Awards’ for its impactful work in the areas of Environmental conservation and public sanitation, according to official sources here today.
The company won the gold and silver for its work in the conservation of Mahseer fish under the ‘Best Sustainable Green Initiative’ and its campaign to end open defecation in Jamshedpur under the ‘Best Corporate Community Partnership’ sub-categories respectively.
Over the last four decades, Tata Power is renowned for having successfully bred the Mahseer fish in captivity by working closely with government agencies and fisheries institutes for responsible re-introductions of the species in the wild, sources said.
The breeding facility at Walwhan, Lonavala, Maharashtra maintained by the company is open to scientists and students for research and training purposes, thereby, helping build capacities in this specialized field. Read More
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