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Students for Tata Steel backed ITI get overseas job offers

Jamshedpur, June 12, 2018

Three youths trained at Tata Steel backed Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Tamar have bagged overseas job offers in Hong Kong.

Amil Hassan (West Bokaro), Partho Pramanik (Sijua, Dhanbad) and Narendra Kumar Mahato (Ranchi), are all set to join TVSC Construction Steel Solutions, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Shanghai Alliance Holdings Limited, as Assistant Technicians.

Two other youths, Kapildev Pradhan and Gurucharan Bobonga, both from Tata Steel’s operational area in Nomaundi, have also bagged the same job offer. However, these two youths completed their courses from different ITIs.

Mr Debdoot Mohanty, Head (CSR) Jharkhand & New Projects; Capt. Amitabh, Head, Skill Development and Mr Debashis Chatterjee, Sr. Manager - Skill Development, handed over the job offer letters to the selected candidates.

TVSC Construction Steel Solutions was looking for skilled workers for it’s newly opened Rebar Processing Plant in Hong Kong. Tata Steel Skill Development Society (TSSDS) organised an interview of a few candidates through video conferencing. Finally, the aforesaid five candidates were selected.

Salary & facilities:

  • In India, ITI pass candidates get an average starting salary of Rs. 8,000/- per month, whereas in Hong Kong, these candidates will be getting a starting salary equivalent to INR 85,000/- to Rs. 90,000/- per month.
  • In addition, they will get free furnished accommodation (shared basis) and free transport to workplace and back.

Job Contract:

  • The job contract is for two years which can be extended based on performance and mutual agreement.

About ITI Tamar
In June 2009, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Govt. of Jharkhand and Tata Steel Limited for a period of 30 years to set up and run an Industrial Training Institute in Jharkhand for which the Govt. of Jharkhand would provide land and building at Tamar, approx 70 km from Jamshedpur.

Tata Steel Skill Development Society (TSSDS), a non-profit making society formed by Tata Steel Ltd., has set up TSSDS Pvt ITI, Tamar with state-of-art facilities and has appointed Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), Bangalore as training service provider to run the institute. The ITI has been  operational from Aug 1, 2012 and it’s curriculum includes  5 trades of Fitter, Electrician, Turner, Welder and Mason.


  • To upgrade the skill level of unskilled youths of Jharkhand State to enhance their employability.
  • To create opportunities for self-employment.
  • To prepare the youth for upcoming industries in and around Jharkhand State.
  • To enable trainees to inculcate Industrial work culture.
  • To develop trainees to become catalysts in bringing a positive change in their societies.

Till date, 100% placement has taken place for the trainees who passed out from the Institute.

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 27 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It is the world's second-most geographically-diversified steel producer, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. Tata Steel Group is spread across five continents with an employee base of nearly 74,000. Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel was felicitated with several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2014-15 and 2015-16, Best Risk Management by CNBC TV18 (2018) and ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018). The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time (2018), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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