Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility has set up a Career Development Centre at Odhisa with the vision of educating the local youth of the village of Naraj Marthapur and to help them find employment.
This one of its kind Career Development Centre is established in association with Rotary Club, Cuttack. The land and building are provided by the Rotary Club whereas Tata Power is providing other infrastructural support and management of the centre. 150 candidates have already enrolled their names in this centre. The candidates have educational background varying from 10th Standard to Post Graduate. After completion of counseling programme through one-to-one interaction, a logical framework is developed for these candidates in order to provide employment opportunities in various sectors.
Mr. P. Thakur, General Manager, Odisha Projects said, "It is good to see how local youth are finding a firm soil under their feet through the Career Development Centre. Through this programme Tata Power hopes to provide the support to the local people to curve a better future for them."
Tata Consultancy Services has also joined hands with Tata Power in this noble cause. 95 candidates who are graduates have been given employability training in two different batches. The training comprised courses on soft skills, business communication, business etiquettes and computer knowledge. After completion of training, TCS representatives from Kolkata visited Naraj Marthapur in two sessions and conducted written examination and subsequent interviews. Out of the total 95 candidates finally 22 candidates have been selected for the job in TCS Kolkata with an attractive salary package along with benefits such as EPF, ESI, Medical, Gratuity and others as per the Company’s rules and norms.
About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a significant international presence. The Company has an installed generation capacity of 5299 MW in India and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely "Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. It is one of the largest renewable energy players in India and is developing country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through 30% stake in coal mines and a geothermal project; in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitise coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia; in Australia through investments in enhanced geothermal and clean coal technologies and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come.