Sparking change

Tata Power has an innovative approach to reducing electricity theft in north Delhi — and it is working

Photographs by Vishal Koul

The loud, uninhibited laughter of 20-odd children greets us as we enter the DAV Educational & Welfare Society in north Delhi’s Sultanpuri area. It’s mid-afternoon on a weekday and they are in the middle of an English lesson. In another brightly-lit, air-conditioned room, several young women have attended a tailoring class while just a few doors away, young men are learning the basics of electrical repairs.