April 23, 2018

Women employees of Bihar State Power Holding Company were provided self-defence training by Tata Power in Patna, Bihar

Delhi and Patna: Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, has been a frontrunner in undertaking initiatives for women empowerment. In line with its endeavour, Tata Power organised a self-defence training programme for women employees of Bihar State Power Holding Company (BSPHCL), a distribution company for Government of Bihar.

Rajendran Nair, a Tata Power employee, an expert self-defence trainer and motivational speaker, conducted the training. Rakesh Ranjan and Atul Trivedi from the corporate affairs team, Tata Power, successfully initiated the program .The workshop aimed at sensitising women on crime-awareness and prevention, safety and self-defence. The training received an overwhelming response, more than 100 female engineer officers and non-technical officers of the BSPHCL.

The workshop was inaugurated by R Lakshmanan, IAS, managing director - generation, BSPHCL, along with Rajeev Ranjan Sinha, general manager, human resource, BHPHCL.

Speaking on this initiative, Mr Lakshmanan said, “We appreciate Tata Power’s efforts and would ensure that BDC introduces such self-defence training programmes for all the women employees of the company in the near future. We would like to thank Tata Power and Mr. Rajendran Nair for readily volunteering for conducting the training session”

Speaking on this initiative, Ashok Sethi, COO, Tata Power, said “We at Tata Power encourage women empowerment and safety of our employees and community at large living in and around our project areas. Such self-defence workshops are a step towards upholding our vision to encourage more and more women to actively participate and become independent. We appreciate Mr Rajendran Nair for conducting the self-defence workshop and motivating women to build a strong sense of social responsibility.”