In line with Tata Power’s aim to improve the quality of life and uplift the economic conditions of its surrounding communities, the largest integrated power company in India has on the occasion of Late JN Tata ‘s birth day, which is celebrated as ‘Founder’s Day’ in the Tata Group, inaugurated its third Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI), a Centre for Excellence for Power Plant Skills, at Maithon Power Ltd.
The institute was inaugurated by Mr Ashok Sethi, COO & Executive Director, Tata Power, in the presence of Mr R N Subramanyam, Chief Finance Officer, Tata Power under kind presence of M. M. S. Dave, Chief-Business Development, Tata Power; Mr. K Chandrashekhar, CEO & ED, Maithon Power Ltd and Mr P. Thakur, Dy. CEO, Maithon Power Ltd, as well as other senior officers from Tata Power & Maithon Power Ltd.
TPSDI – Maithon’s 10 000 ft2 plus campus is situated adjacent to Maithon Power Ltd in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand with a training capacity of 100 people per day.
TPSDI Maithon provides the extensive space and infrastructure needed to conduct courses across the whole range of Electrical, Mechanical and other skills.
With a focus on building employable skills in the youth, TPSDI – Maithon also offers various other employability skills to meet local needs and address industry requirement.
Speaking at the event, Mr Ashok Sethi, COO & ED, Tata Power, said: “TPSDI endeavours to help in capacity building in the power sector. The objective of the institute is not merely training people but to enhance their skills and make them employable. TPSDI will be the frontrunner for skilling workers by adopting a structured course. Structured skill training of the kind provided by TPSDI will help reduce dissatisfaction and create safe workers.”
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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