February 10, 2018

Tata Power-DDL organises 'SANGAM' - NGO meet 2018

  • Over 1,700 women beneficiaries from women literacy and vocational training centres participated in the event
  • 20+ partnering NGO’s felicitated for their contribution towards women empowerment

New Delhi: In a bid to support women empowerment, Tata Power-DDL today organised ‘SANGAM – NGO Meet 2018’ wherein more than 1,700 beneficiaries of company’s social innovations initiatives and representatives from over 20 Partnering NGOs participated. The theme of this year’s NGO meet was ‘Empowering women – marching towards a brighter tomorrow’.

Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power-DDL, with the beneficiaries and partnering NGOs during the NGO Meet 2018

The attendees participated in various cultural programmes and skits on the subjects of women empowerment, child abuse, beti bachao beti padhaoo, dignity of labour, etc. Benefits of self-help groups and open house sharing of experiences by beneficiaries were also discussed during the meet. More than 70 WLC instructors, coordinators, ABHAs and VT shining cases were felicitated during the event for their contribution and work done toward community development.

Additionally, 75 women and VT centre students were felicitated for their work as brand ambassadors (ABHAs) and ‘Earn While Learn’ women were honoured and all the partnering NGOs were presented mementos as a token of acknowledgment for the work done by them.

Tata Power-DDL has embraced several community development and welfare initiatives to educate, empower and to bring transformation in the lives of illiterate/uneducated women, students and youth who all are the residents of JJ clusters of North and North West Delhi under its social innovation programme named Saathi. The initiatives are benefiting thousands of underprivileged individuals and giving them opportunities to accomplish their dreams.

Addressing the participants at the meet, Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power-DDL, said, “In consonance with the Tata Group's ethos, Tata Power-DDL is connecting with the underprivileged section of the community through its various social innovation initiatives. We are working closely with our partnering NGOs to bring in lasting changes in the society, with special focus on women and youth empowerment initiatives.”