- Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company has constantly endeavored to delivering excellence across all verticals and contributing towards the fast development of India's energy sector. In recognition of this commitment, Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) has been awarded for capacity building and training services in the power sector at the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2017.
TPSDI was recognised for outstanding services to the nation by providing state-of-art specialised training with an innovative approach and creating a pool of committed and competent professionals equipped with appropriate technical skills to steer the Indian power sector. TPSDI equips people with relevant employable skills that enable them to seize the emerging opportunities and works towards bridging the skill gap in the power sector. The institute has set up five training hubs in four locations in the country leveraging the facilities of Tata Power which includes Shahad – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Trombay – Mumbai, Maharashtra; Maithon – Dhanbad, Jharkhand, and Mundra – Kutch, Gujarat.
Commenting on the achievement, Anil Sardana, CEO and MD, Tata Power, said “This is indeed a moment of pride for Tata Power and we are delighted that our efforts have been appreciated on a national platform such as the Central Board of Irrigation and Power Awards. We are thankful to the jury and the organisers for finding us worthy of this award. The Indian economy is one of the fastest growing economies of the world, as result of which, the demand for skilled workforce in various sectors in India is growing at a tremendous rate. These achievements serve as motivation to strive further towards excellence and contribute to the development of a better India.”
The CBIP Awards recognise outstanding contributions by organisations and individuals involved in formulation of policies and programmes and their implementation, research and development, design, execution, management, operation and maintenance, renovation and modernisation, manufacturing of equipment and capacity building in furthering the cause of water resources, power and renewable energy sectors in the country.