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06 Aug 2019 -National Tata Power honoured with The CSR Journal Excellence Award for Education & Skill Training

~Tata Power Skill Development Institute is declared the Best Project under the Education & Skill Training category~

Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI), a unit of Tata Power, was awarded the Best Project in the Education & Skill Training category at the third edition of The CSR Journal Excellence Awards event held in New Delhi on July 22, 2019.

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, won this recognition for its impact in addressing the skill gap challenge faced by the Indian power and allied sectors.

Tata Power’s TPSDI was amongst the 3 projects shortlisted from across India. The jury for the award was impressed by how TPSDI scaled up its skill training operations to train more than 50,000 people within four years while maintaining stringent quality for its training which was reflected in the high placement percentage of its trainees.
Shri Kishan Reddy, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India presented the award to Mr Mukul Saxena and Mr Shivadas Nair of Tata Power Skill Development Institute at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

Ms Shalini Singh, Chief – Corporate Communications & Sustainability, Tata Power, said, It is an honour to receive this prestigious award. Since its inception, TPSDI has always strived to become a frontrunner in skill development. We are proud to make a difference to the lives of individuals and the industry by empowering trainees with relevant skills. We thank the jury for recognising our initiatives and aim to raise our training standards and enhance the quality of skilled professionals entering the industry.”

  • TPSDI receiving the award from Shri Kishan Reddy, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India

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 10957 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