The second batch of ‘Nayi Disha’ program, a joint social initiative of Tata Steel and Tata Cummins, was launched today in the premises of Tata Cummins, Jamshedpur.

Nayi Disha aims to develop the skills of youth across Jamshedpur which will subsequently help them increase their employability.
The one year program contains both, theoretical as well as practical (on the job) training modules.

During the training, the selected candidates, who are matriculates and underprivileged, are exposed to various functions in Engine Assembly, Testing, Quality and Safety.

They also undergo training at Tata Motors Authorised Service Stations to understand the practical applications of their learning. After successful passing of the training, tests and evaluations, the trainees are awarded a Certificate of Training.

The success of the first batch encouraged more than 300 applications, out of which best 20 have been selected, including 5 female candidates for the first time. The program was inaugurated by A K Mishra, Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories, Jamshedpur.

Mishra while addressing the gathering said that the biggest challenge in the society at this point of time is to provide skilled employable workforce and this program meets the need of the hour. He thanked Tata Steel and Tata Cummins for taking up this initiative.

Prakash S Satsangi, Plant Manager, Tata Cummins, Jamshedpur, welcomed the gathering.Biren Bhutta, Chief, Corporate Sustainability Services, Tata Steel, spoke about the success of this program and also shared his vision of scaling it up in the coming days.

Dilloo Parikh, MD, Mithila Motors, and Mr Dinesh Parikh, MD, JMA Stores, key dealers of Tata Motors, thanked the team of Tata Steel and Tata Cummins for taking up this initiative and committed full support to the initiative. Ashwath Ram, VP, Operations, Tata Cummins addressed the gathering. He spoke about enhancing the reach of this program by covering more candidates across geographies.

Appointment letters were handed over to the candidates by the dignitaries present. Finally, B K Srivastava, Asst. Manager, Training,
Tata Cummins Limited delivered Vote of Thanks to conclude the programme. The programme was also attended by senior dignitaries,
Sanjay, Head, Urban Services, Corporate Sustainability Services, Tata Steel, Mr Subhankar Chatterjee, Plant Manager, Tata Cummins , Phaltan, Vikas Thapa, Director,HR Tata Cummins, Anoop Banerjee, Director, Materials, Tata Cummins, Kumar Kaushalendra, GM, HR, Tata Cummins and Works Managers from Bhandari Automobiles, Kharagpur, Buddhia Agencies, Ranchi, and Mithila Motors, Jamshedpur.


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