December 20, 2017

Tata Steel at Noamundi inaugurates residential training programme for persons with disabilities

Noamundi: Tata Steel today inaugurated the first batch of the residential training programme for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) at Noamundi. The ore mines and quarries (OMQ) 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.

Sanjiv Paul, VP, health, safety and sustainability, Tata Steel, inaugurated the first residential training programme for PWD at SABAL - Centre For Abilities, Noamundi

The residential training programme was inaugurated by Sanjiv Paul, vice president, Safety, health and sustainability, Tata Steel, in the presence of 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 first 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 first batch will comprise of 15 visually impaired participants from in and around Noamundi.