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Skill Development Initiative

Tata Hitachi has set up an Operator Training School at Kharagpur, West Bengal & Dharward in Karnataka. The school rests on multiple pillars of skill building, social entrepreneurship and training. The school imparts driving and servicing skills for excavators and backhoe loaders to the unemployed youth to enhance their employability as operators for construction equipment both in India and abroad.

As a policy, 50 per cent of the seats have been kept reserved for SC and ST candidates. The school has a modern hostel, multiple class rooms supported by electronic visual aids. In addition, the school utilizes Tata Hitachi's state-of-the art machines and other machines for practical sessions: all it an attempt to impart world class training. The training program includes theory classes on equipment understanding, practical, hands on training for aggregates. A team of well trained and experienced personnel in the field of training from the Company leads the initiative.

The Faculty at the Operator Training School - Kharagpur Plant

  • A team of well trained and experienced personnel in the field of training from the Company.
  • Two trained instructors for practical training.
  • Assisted by Tata Hitachi's Training Centre - Jamshedpur

The initiative does not end here. The Company maintains a data of trained personnel and shares information on its trained operators to its dealers and new customers entering the business to provide employment for the trainees. The objective is to create a supply chain management system connecting supply of trained resource to its demand. This will be noteworthy and is sure to make a sustainable contribution to the hugely growing infrastructure sector in the country. The engagement process at the training centre goes a little beyond training: it aims at creating a corporate sustainability program, creation of human capital, leadership, and skill building. Through this venture, the company's aim is to focus on positive economic value addition, social entrepreneurship, flanked by the twin pillars of growth and sustainability. To further increase the employability opportunities, the Company provides four wheel driver training to village youths and tailoring to ladies groups in the villages.

Tata Hitachi's assistance in placements:

  • Data base of all trained personnel shared with dealers, partners and customers.
  • Facilitation of employment through Government agencies.

The road ahead:

  • JVs with Construction majors, organizations for industry interface.
  • Placements for trainees.
  • Refresher courses.

Dharwad facility:

  • 1600 sq m.
  • 2 class rooms.
  • Fully equipped staff room and conference room.
  • Hostel facilities to accommodate 40 trainees.
  • Training bay and test track.
  • Located in Belur industrial area.
  • Total area around 8 acres.
  • Machines at work
  • Machines at work
  • Machines at work
  • Classroom Training Sessions
  • Classroom Training Sessions
  • Cut section room