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Tata Power Skill Development Institute signs MoU with SCGJ to build capacity in green energy skills

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Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) and the Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing skills in the renewable energy sector and empowering an increasing number of individuals to pursue careers in green jobs. Dr. Praveen Saxena, CEO, SCGJ and Himal Tewari, CHRO, Chief – Sustainability & CSR, Tata Power at Delhi, signed the MoU on Mar 13. Under this partnership the two will launch multiple joint programs across all TPSDI centers in India.

This association aims to advance renewable energy skills development through specialized programs, knowledge sharing, and capacity building. The plan also involves rolling out multiple Green Hydrogen Labs and launching solar training programs which will enhance practical skill development. The joint certification and accreditation support will ensure program credibility and industry alignment to emphasize on curriculum development, resource sharing, and active participation, ultimately preparing a skilled workforce for the challenges and opportunities. Since its inception in 2015, through its 6 flagship centres and 5 training spokes across Delhi, Mumbai, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh,  TPSDI has so far empowered more than 1 lakh individuals with green and power-sector skillsets for livelihood opportunities and entrepreneurship.

The collaboration allows Tata Power and SCGJ to amplify invaluable expertise and resources, facilitating the development of skill development programs in India which shall be aligned with global best practices. With the country’s ambitious goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2070, and aiming to install 500 GW of renewable capacity while reaching 50 percent of cumulative electric power from clean energy sources by 2030.

SCGJ, established under the National Skill Development Mission and promoted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) serves as a vital link connecting stakeholders in the green energy sector.  “ Together, we are opening doors to capacity building and entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy, Green Hydrogen, and Research & Development, paving the way for a skilled generation ready to drive the transition towards a greener economy,” – said the spokesperson, Skill Council for Green Jobs.

This partnership underscores Tata Power’s unwavering commitment to sustainability, amalgamating SCGJ’s expertise with our ongoing comprehensive training initiatives through Tata Power Skill Development Institute. It solidifies our position as leaders in sustainable energy solutions,”  added Himal Tewari, CHRO, Tata Power.

 

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