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25 Jul 2018 -Maithon, Dhanbad Maithon Power Ltd. Inaugurates ‘Daksh’ Training Program in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services

Maithon Power Ltd., a 74:26 joint venture between Tata Power & Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), has been relentlessly contributing towards the welfare of the communities that surround its area of operation and the nation at large.

In line with this commitment, Maithon Power Limited (MPL) collaborated with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s leading IT company, to impart soft skills training to graduating youth from the geographically remote and economically backward region of Nirsa. This training program aims at developing requisite skills for KPO sector among students from disadvantaged sections of society. Ms. Tandrima Ray, trainer from TCS has shared that this 100 hrs. training program spread over 20 days will focus on business communication, business etiquettes, computer knowledge, soft skills such as body language in official environment, public speaking, group discussion and presention skills.

Mr. CB Singh, Head-Special Projects, chaired the inauguration event at “Daksh Centre”, MPL, and expressed that the KPO Industry has great scope of employment opportunities .He further requested participants to spread this message of working hard to excel in their chosen career and encouraged them to avail of this wonderful opportunity through the training.  Mr. Arun Bahuguna, Head-HR, has further talked about Tata values, and shared motivational tips for success in the Corporate sector.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Purushottam Thakur, CEO & ED, MPL, shared, “Success of any country depends upon its youth and we at MPL strive for developing requisite employability skills, to enable them flourish in their career and contribute towards our nation’s progress under ‘Daksh ‘ Initiative.

After completion of first batch of 60 students, teams further planned to train 200 youth. The event witnessed participation of large number of community members along with MPL officials.

Maithon Power Limited, in line with Tata Power philosophy of inclusive and sustainable growth, has conceived numbers of initiatives for Integrated Community development, emphatically covering sectors of Health, Education, Employability, Livelihood, Water and Sanitation.

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 10757 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 30% 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.