State-owned Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), the leading NBFC in India’s power sector, celebrated ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ marking 75 years of India’s Independence, by conducting Energy Efficiency drives in Meghalaya, coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji. The drives were conducted at two different locations – one at 40 MW New Umptru Hydro Power Plant funded by PFC and another at Byrnihat Inspection Bunglow.
In line with its commitment to promote green energy, the awareness drives were organised for children and women from local community of ‘Ri Bhoi’ area of Meghalaya with a view to create awareness about the usage of LED bulbs which significantly reduces energy consumption and save money by lowering electricity bills.
Shri Ravinder Singh Dhillon, CMD, PFC and Shri Praveen Kumar Singh, Director (Commercial), PFC distributed around 250 LED Bulbs to children from local community. Shri R. Rahman, Executive Director (CSR & PR), PFC and other senior officials of MEPCL and PFC were present on the occasion.
PFC has been organising various events under ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ programme of the Central Government.