Indus Towers achieves 35000 green telecom sites in India

Indian telecom tower company Indus Towers today said it achieved 35000 green sites – diesel free—across 15 circles in the country.

The company plans to add another 5000 green sites by March 2015.

BS Shantharaju, CEO, Indus Towers
BS Shantharaju, CEO, Indus Towers

With this, Indus Towers, a joint venture of Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India, has achieved 54 million liters of diesel reduction per annum. In addition, the company has reduced CO2 emissions by 140 million kilograms. The company also saved Rs.300 crore.

Indus Towers, through its initiatives, has converted around 30 percent of total tower sites in India to green sites.

Indus Towers CEO B. S. Shantharaju said, “This milestone is another step into the direction of achieving a greener environment.”

Indus Towers operates 1.14 lakh towers across India.