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18 Apr 2019 -Kolkata, Dhanbad & Ranchi Tata Power empowers youth with Training and Recruitment drive in Maithon, Jharkhand

~ Collaborates with Tata Consultancy Services to impart training and improve livelihood ~

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company has always strived towards improving the employability and livelihood of people living in and around its operational areas. In line with this philosophy, Tata Power in a joint venture with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Damodar Valley Corporation commenced a Training and Recruitment drive in the villages of Nisra Block, Maithon , Dhanbad.

The objective of this progrmme is to provide better employment opportunities to the local communities. Spanned across over 20 days, the programme provides training to the youth in soft skills like business communication, business etiquettes, public speaking, group discussion, presentation skills and computer knowledge.

Post successful completion of this training, candidates who have passed the written test and HR interviews of TCS- Kolkata will be placed in its BPS/KPO division. In this programme this year 60 candidates have successfully cleared the tests and have been placed with TCS.  

Elaborating further on this programme, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “Tata Power has always focused on improving the livelihood of communities residing in and around its operational areas through various employability initiatives. We hope to bring about considerable impetus in the lives of candidates residing in the rural and remote areas of India, herby providing workforce in the country.”

This initiative will not only improve access to quality education for local youth, but also aims to make a remarkable improvement in their employability empowering them for a better livelihood.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.

With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com