On Monday, 5th December, Tangedco made news when it launched a campaign urging the public to switch to electric for cooking and driving etc. It was brought out by the superintendent engineer of the Chennai circle belonging to Tangedco that the campaign was organised in places like T. Nagar and Egmore under his jurisdiction in the presence of chief engineer Chennai north. At the campaign, pamphlets stressing the need to switch to electric were distributed to the public.
Importance was given to the cooking methods that would not cause any pollution. As per Tangedco, electric cookware and induction stove would be better than cooking with gas stove because of the fact that it would not pollute the environment. The Union Ministry of Power has joined hands with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency or BEE and they both have prepared an audio visual. It is noteworthy that a vehicle mounted with the digital board played this audio visual.