Tata Power along with Tata Power Community Development Trust has opened its fourth Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) at Mundra. Inaugurated by Anil Sardana, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power, the centre has been opened with an aim to increase access of its courses to the members of disadvantaged sections of the society.
Established in 2015, TPSDI is a CSR initiative, by Tata Power to empower youth and others with employable skills, especially in the Power and allied sectors as well as to address the skill gap challenges of the Industry. This initiative has been successful, benefitting more than 1500 people till now.
TPSDI – Mundra is a sprawling 75,000 sq.ft campus in the premises of Tata Power’s wholly owned subsidiary – Coastal Gujarat Power Limited, in Tunda village in Gujarat. The institute provides the extensive space and infrastructure required to conduct courses across the whole range of electrical, mechanical and other needed skills.
So far, four such institutions have been set up in Mumbai, Jharkhand and Gujarat with the belief that skills and knowledge are the drivers of economic and social growth of any country. Tata Power plans to continue undertaking similar programmes in the future as well.