Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) celebrates ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ in Meghalaya
-Company distributes LED Bulbs in the local community to create Energy Efficiency Awareness-
Mumbai, 3rd October 2021: 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 Bungalow.
In line with its commitment to promote green energy, the awareness drives were organized for children and women from the local community of ‘Ri Bhoi’ area of Meghalaya with a view to creating 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 the 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 organizing various events under ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ programme of the Central Government.