Tata Power, through its skill development endeavour, TPSDI (Tata Power Skill Development Institute) has been successfully enhancing employability and uplifted the economic conditions of people since its inception. With the continued commitment to equip youth with relevant employable skills and make India the skill capital of the world, TPSDI has drawn a plan to train over 54,000 people by 2020.
In FY17, 11,898 persons were trained under various skill development programmes. 58 per cent of eligible people have received placements post the training and this year the target is to reach the mark of 75 per cent.
The company also has a vision to train all technical workforce deployed in various Tata Power plants and certify them under TPSDI. Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP) has recognised TPSDI as the best training institute for skill development in FY17. TPSDI is also Training Partner of Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) under NSDC and from this year on wards TPSDI is geared up to offer PSSC Courses with their certification.
TPSDI has set up five training hubs in five locations in the country leveraging the facilities of Tata Power which includes Shahad – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Trombay – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Maithon – Dhanbad, Jharkhand, Mundra – Kutch, Gujarat and Jojobera – Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Speaking on this achievement, Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, “At TPSDI, we will make sure that we create the best training facilities and design and impart courses in the best possible manner. TPSDI's unique certification system will be a great value addition for both, the learners and the Industry. I encourage all stakeholders of Tata Power and other utilities in the Industry to mobilize as many people as possible from their fraternities and communities to get trained at TPSDI.
"In the next 10 years, through this initiative, we will make a mark in the Indian system and will also take this international. By getting skilled, people will find great value for themselves and will also be able to contribute more productively at their workplace”.
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