Tata Steel at Noamundi inaugurates residential training programme for Persons with Disabilities


Noamundi, December 21, 2017: Tata Steel inaugurated the 1st batch of the residential training programme for Persons With Disabilities (PWD) at Noamundi on December 20, 2017.

The OMQ (Ore Mines & Quarries) Division of Tata Steel recently set-up a Centre for Abilities “SABAL” for PWD at Noamundi in which the training programmes will be conducted by Tata Steel. “SABAL” is a joint initiative of Tata Steel Skill Development Society (TSSDS) and Enable India for PWD. Enable India is a premier institute that has been shaping up lives of PWD over the years in India. TSSDS, promoted by Tata Steel, is targeted towards enhancing the technical skills of the youth of Jharkhand.

The residential training programme was inaugurated by Mr Sanjiv Paul, Vice President (Safety, Health & Sustainability), Tata Steel in the presence of Mr Pankaj Satija, General Manager (OMQ), Tata Steel and other senior officials of the company.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Paul said:” This is one of its kind initiatives undertaken by OMQ Division. I am sure that the participants will be benefitted from this programme and will have a bright future."

“SABAL” will groom PWD for a sustainable life future by offering various courses like training for trainers programme, disability awareness workshops, digital literacy programme, career awareness workshops, foundation course in computer and employability and similar need-based initiatives. The 1st batch of “SABAL” will undergo a seven-week Digital Literacy Programme for the visually impaired. The training will be delivered by experienced trainers from Enable India, Bengaluru. The 1st batch will comprise of 15 visually impaired participants from in and around Noamundi.

Thursday, December 21, 2017