Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL), the largest thermal power plant in Punjab, has won the Greentech CSR award for outstanding achievement in the promotion of sustainable agriculture.
The award was given at an online ceremony organized by Greentech Foundation on October 1.
According to a press release, TSPL’s CSR project in sustainable livelihood, ‘Navi Disha’, benefits over 1,100 farmers from 26 villages in the company’s periphery. It helps them reduce input costs, adopt advanced agricultural practices, and improve production from their agricultural lands, added the release.
Under the Navi Disha project, TSPL has organized several pieces of training and workshops on modern agricultural practices, integrated pest management, and optimal use of chemical fertilizers for the farmers of Mansa and Bathinda districts, resulting in increased saving on inputs costs of Rabi crops by 12 percent and on Kharif crops by 52 percent.
Vikas Sharma, CEO, and WTD of TSPL said, “TSPL is on a mission to transform the rural agrarian economy of Punjab’s Mansa and Bathinda districts through structured interventions in sustainable farming. The Greentech CSR award is a testimony to the endeavors of all the farmers who have put to practice the knowledge and skills gained during the training sessions organized by us.”
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 percent of the electricity it generates to Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd.