NTPC lighting up the society through its impactful CSR activities

K M Dayashankar


PEDDAPALLI:  The NTPC, through its core activity of electricity generation, is not only lighting up the bulbs but also lighting up the society with its diversified and impactful CSR activities, says Mr M S D Bhattamishra, NTPC Executive Director (HR).

Inaugurating the Free Skill Training Program on ‘Machine Operator Assistant–Injection Moulding’ at Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Hyderabad on Tuesday, Mr Bhattamishra said that there is a huge opportunity in the area of Plastic Engineering and this short-term training programme in association with CIPET provides a golden opportunity for the project affected youth to enhance their skill and get employment.

Echoing similar view, Mr Sunil Kumar, CGM (Ramagundam & Telangana) underlined the importance of industry-fit skill and urged the youths to enhance their skill with continuous learning. The more skill you have, the more demand you have, he added.

On this occasion, Mr Bhattamishra alongwith other dignitaries distributed uniforms and stationery items to the trainees. NTPC-Ramagundam under its CSR programme is sponsoring 40 local youths from 17 nearby Project Affected Villages for the 3-month course on Machine Operator Assistant–Injection Moulding at CIPET, Hyderabad with financial implication of Rs 27 lakh.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Mani Kant, GM (HR), SRHQ, NTPC hoped that such programme would help in bridging the gap between the demand and supply of skilled manpower. He asked the youth to focus on learning and training which ultimately helps them in earning and acquiring social status.

Sharing her view on this occasion, Ms Vijaya Lakshmi M, Head of HR, NTPC-Ramagundam asked the trainees to make the best of the opportunity provided by NTPC and have bright future. Last year, out of the 80 trainees sponsored by NTPC-Ramagundam, 78 got placement and two opted for higher study, she added.

Dr B Srinivasulu, Principal Director& Head, Mr A K Rao, Chief Manager (Training), CIPET and other officials from NTPC-Ramagundam, SRHQ and CIPET were present on the occasion. Later, the dignitaries also visited the training facilities at CIPET and interacted with the trainees.

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