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J N Tata Vocational Training Institute (JNTVTI) inaugurated at Jharia Division of Tata Steel

Jamadoba, August 21, 2019

The Union and Management of Tata Steel decided to set up the J N Tata Vocational Training Institute, a public charitable trust and a training institute by the same name under the mentorship of SNTI, to skill the youth of Jharkhand and Odisha in relevant and in-demand trades and facilitate the placement of these trainees with appropriate recruiters in the region.

Tata Steel along with its Union recently dedicated a whole new J N Tata Vocational Training Institute (JNTVTI) at Jamadoba. The institute was inaugurated by Mr Arun Misra, Vice President (Raw Materials), Tata Steel in the presence of Mr Sanjay Rajoria , General Manager (Jharia), Tata Steel, Mr Prakash Singh, Chief Capability Development, Tata Steel, Mr Santosh Mahato, Regional Secretary, Rashtriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh, senior officers of Tata Steel, Union office bearers and students of JNTVTI.

Mr Arun Misra said that the institute will help address the local employment needs of the region. Addressing the gathering, Mr Prakash Singh said: “This is the 4th institute that we`ve opened after Jamshedpur, Joda and Kalinganagar. We are committed to improve the employability scenario of the region where we operate. This is the first institute where we`ve launched all the three trades, namely, Site Safety Supervisor, Mechanical Fitter cum Rigger and Electrician, simultaneously.” “Going forward, we `ll open courses on mining in the recent future”, he added.

The first batch of JNTVTI at Jharia has 68 students in all the three trades put together. This course has been accredited with NSQF certification as a formal recognition by GOI (Govt. of India). Reiterating its commitments to giving back to the community, JNTVTI aims to skill the youth of Odisha and Jharkhand in relevant and in-demand trades. ST/SC candidates with outstanding performance during training will be eligible for partial or full reimbursement of course fee (based on their performance) at the end of successful completion of training. No employment will be provided by Tata Steel. However, JNTVTI Trust will try to help successful trainees in getting suitable employment.

Minimum CTC assured for supervisor courses is Rs 2.45 lakh / annum and for other courses is Rs 2.16 lakh / annum. This is 1.5 times higher than the median Polytechnic salary for diploma holders.

This will encourage more students to avail of this vocational training facility and build a bright future for themselves. Admission to the new courses is on and JNTVTI is all set for the significant growth in the near future. Students can register for the courses online at

About Tata Steel
Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The group (excluding SEA operations) recorded a consolidated turnover of US $22.67 billion in the financial year ending March 31, 2019. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd).

A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.

Tata Steel retained the ‘Global Steel Industry Leader’ position in the DJSI 2018. 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 has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘GreenPro’ certification for products (Tata Pravesh Steel Doors, Tata Structura, Tata Pipes) by CII, Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status (Tier 2) by the Directorate of International Customs (Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India), ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management (2018) and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award (2019) by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘Most Ethical Company’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eight time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champion (2018) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2019), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2018), ‘Best Companies To Work For’ recognition by Business Today, 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.

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