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Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited conducts Extensive Safety Awareness Drive Ahead of the Festive SeasonDate : Oct 20, 2022

·        Over 1 lakh poles inspected during the safety drive

·        Safety awareness sessions conducted in 66 schools covering over 20,000 students

New Delhi, October 20, 2022 - Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a pioneering power utility supplying electricity to a populace of over 7 million in North Delhi, is organising an extensive safety drive for its consumers and staff to reduce the chances of electricity-related mishaps. Under this drive, nearly 1.2 Lakh installations including plain cement and concrete (PCC) poles, street light poles, stay wires, towers, rail poles, fencing, substation, feeder pillar, service pillars, PWD Poles, MCD Poles, ATMs & Lights installed in parks were checked for any unsafe situation / hazard & rectifications thereof.

Safety Advisory for Consumers:

·     Ensure decorative lights don’t come in contact with metal poles, railings etc.

·  Get an RCCB installed that protects your home against fire incidents

·     Call a qualified electrician to put the lights

·      Avoid lighting diyas or candles near flammable material

·     Choose only good quality wiring and light strings, prefer using LED Lights to save electricity

·     Use only ISI marked electrical equipment

The company is also running a dedicated social media campaign using its corporate mascot Roshni for giving safety tips to urge consumers to ensure safety during the festivity. Mass awareness is being created through the customer care centres and other customer touch points for use of ELCB/RCCB at homes for ensuring electrical safety. It is also sensitizing school children and RWA members through online and offline modes on various aspects of electrical and fire safety. The company has also conducted extensive drive of insulating iron poles installed in JJ Clusters and other congested areas. Special focus is being given on ensuring illumination at public places and roads, a special street light and high mast light maintenance drive is being conducted across the organisation pre festive season.

In the run-up to the festival season, Tata Power-DDL’s Operations and Maintenance teams are on constant vigil to take care of any safety-related contingencies. Consumers can report any unsafe situation or untoward incident on company’s dedicated 24x7 toll-free helpline number 19124.

Tata Power-DDL wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season.