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Tata Power Partners with Odisha Universities to Empower Local Youth for Industry-Ready Careers

Tata Power Collaborates with Prominent Odisha Universities to Empower Local Youth for Industry-Ready Power Sector Careers

Bhubaneswar, August 26th, 2023 - Tata Power, a pioneer in the power sector, is set to revolutionize the career prospects of young engineering students in Odisha through its innovative "Train to Hire" initiative. The company has inked Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with esteemed technical institutes across Odisha, marking a significant stride towards nurturing a skilled and industry-ready workforce.

Empowering the Future Workforce:

Under the visionary "Train to Hire" initiative, Tata Power is committed to equipping distribution sector enthusiasts with essential skills required for thriving in the power industry. The program is designed to provide advanced training programs that ensure aspiring engineers are well-prepared to meet the industry's demands effectively.

Strategic Collaborations:

Tata Power's commitment is evident through its strategic alliances with prominent technical institutions. A notable partnership was forged with the World Skill Centre (WSC), an advanced skill training institute established by the Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA). This collaboration holds the potential to groom skilled professionals ready to make significant contributions to the industry.

Another transformative alliance was sealed with the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), an esteemed constituent of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with ITER further solidifies Tata Power's commitment to youth empowerment.

Filling the Skill Gap:

Tata Power's collaborations extend to esteemed universities like Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Silicon Institute of Technology (SIT). These partnerships are aimed at bridging the gap between education and employability, by imparting future-ready skills to the youth, thus ensuring a seamless transition into the industry.

Shaping Future Leaders:

Tata Power's dedication to shaping the future is underscored by its commitment to young minds. By collaborating with Odisha's leading institutions, Tata Power is empowering aspiring engineers to harness the power sector's immense potential. This initiative will drive progress, innovation, and sustainable growth in the industry.

Mr. Arvind Singh, CEO of TPCODL, emphasized, "Our partnerships are aimed at grooming young minds for the future and creating enhanced employment opportunities for the youth of Odisha. We are proud to offer exclusive modules, real-time projects, and expert mentorship, making them industry-ready within just 6 months."

Mr. Subir Verma, Cluster Head - Business HR (T&D), Tata Power, echoed this sentiment, stating, "We are excited to collaborate with these institutions, offering expertise to convert educated youth of Odisha into skilled industry professionals. Our goal is to cultivate talent that will drive the power distribution sector in India to new heights."

A Future of Empowerment:

Tata Power's transformative steps are steering young minds towards a future filled with potential. By empowering the youth, Tata Power is leading the charge in shaping industries, driving innovation, and powering progress in the power sector. With a firm commitment to youth empowerment, Tata Power's collaborations promise to create a talented and industry-ready workforce for a sustainable and thriving power industry in India.


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