Dhanbad: Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCDT) has pledged to support Jharkhand government to build 400 individual household toilets, till 17th December this year. This sanitation project will be funded by the government whereas Tata Power will undertake campaigns and awareness sessions about hygiene among the villages of Maithon. More than 1500-2000 of surrounding area population will benefit from this visionary social initiative of MPL CSR team.
“The objective of this initiative was to provide clean and hygienic sanitation, to put a halt on the practice of open defecation and promote the use of clean toilets. The importance of maintaining hygienic sanitation practices through the use of proper toilets was highlighted through this initiative. Currently, 290 toilet units have been constructed through this project. The sanitation project is undertaken in project affected 21 villages of NIRSA BLOCK DHANBAD,” a company spokesperson said.
Speaking on the initiative, Purushottam Thakur, CEO, Maithon Power Limited, Tata Power said, “It is our endeavour to provide a clean and hygienic environment for the surrounding community. While building sanitation units are important, it is equally important to apprise the villagers on how to use the toilets and make them aware about maintaining sanitary hygiene. We hope that through this initiative, we will be able to provide a healthy environment for people living around our project areas that would contribute to their welfare and wellbeing. TPCDT supports all efforts benefitting towards nation building and will strive to be a supportive partner consistently.”