By M Tewari
The author is Manager (PR), National Thermal Power Corporation, New Delhi.
The ash lagoons of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Dadri have become an avian habitat frequented in winter by hordes of migratory birds of a wide variety from far off lands.
NTPC Environment Policy: The organisation has evolved a well defined environment management policy and sound practices for minimising environmental impact arising out of power plants. As early as November 1995, NTPC brought out a comprehensive document called the ‘NTPC Environment Policy and Environment Management System’. Amongst the guiding principles adopted in the document are the company’s proactive approach to environment, optimum utilisation of equipment, adoption of latest technologies and continual environment improvement. The policy also envisages efficient utilisation of resources, ...