Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that, Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) has been bestowed with Global HR Skill Development Award 2018 at the 8th World Petrocoal Congress, held in New Delhi. The institute was awarded under ‘Gold’ category for outstanding achievement in adopting innovative strategies for Human Resource Management and Skill Development towards excellence. The event was supported by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Power.
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. In FY 18, 13,527 persons were trained under various skill development programmes and 54% per cent of eligible people have received placements post the training. TPSDI has impacted over 27,000 people since its inception in February 2015.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, “The recognition received at the 8th World Petrocoal Congress bears testimony to the efforts of Tata Power’s Skill Development Institute in imparting quality education and training to the young minds of our communities. Tata Power has been successfully following the group’s legacy of adopting innovative strategies and TPSDI is one of the key initiatives towards this cause. Skill development is an essential ingredient for India’s future economic growth as the country transforms itself into an internationally competitive economy. On behalf of Tata Power, I take this opportunity to congratulate each member of Tata Power Skill Development Institute for their efforts in providing state of the art infrastructure and training par excellence to the youth that will help in shaping a successful career.”
The 8th World Petrocoal Congress, an International Conference on Oil-Coal-Gas, was organized by The Energy and Environment Foundation (E2 Foundation), a not-for-profit, non-political, neutral and independent, non-governmental organization (NGO).