TPSDI Introduces Maintenance Skills Courses in Mechanical and Electrical

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 20-08-2018 20:30:00 IST

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company through its skill development endeavor, Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) has been successfully enhancing employability and uplifting the economic conditions of people in and around its operational areas. TPSDI is affiliated as a Training Partner with the Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) of India. With the vision of making India the skill capital of the world, TPSDI offers a number of skill development programs to equip youth with employable skills. In line with this TPSDI has introduced a “Maintenance Skills Course” for mechanical and electrical engineers at Maithon and Jojobera.

Spanning 12 weeks, the course will offer maintenance skills training including two weeks of field training at a Tata Power site. The course will be conducted at TPSDI’s training centres in Maithon (near Dhanbad) and Jojobera (Jamshedpur), Jharkhand. Both these centres are equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment, and the training is delivered by highly experienced faculty from the industry.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power shared, “Since its inception in 2015, TPSDI has been at the forefront of developing competencies for both blue and white collared workforce in the Power and allied sectors through its robust training methodology and skill development courses. Building on its expertise and experience gathered over the years, TPSDI is now offering new and enhanced training courses for Mechanical & Electrical Engineers. These courses prepare engineers fresh out of academia for the industry by augmenting their academic knowledge with employable skills. We are proud to support TPSDI’s work that is in keeping with TATA’s legacy of being nation builders.”

Training at TPSDI consists of both knowledge and hands-on skills. TPSDI currently has training hubs at five locations in India leveraging the facilities of Tata Power: Shahad – Mumbai; Trombay – Mumbai; Maithon – Dhanbad, Mundra – Kutch, Gujarat and Jojobera – Jamshedpur.

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, micro grids 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.

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