Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jul 20:
Tata Steel has hired 10 diploma engineers and 21 ITI trainees from the Placement Cell of the Odisha government’s Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTET) for its Kalinganagar steel project in Jajpur district.
This is an initiative to attract the meritorious students of the state and offer them a platform to build their career and be a part of the industrialization process of the state. All these students of various technical educational institutes of the state, selected in line with Tata Steel’s selection process will join Kalinganagar Project on August 3.
The selected candidates were handed over appointment letters by Employment, Training & Technical Education minister Sanjay Das Burma, on the sideline of the state level launching ceremony of Skill India Programme, at Bhubaneswar on July 15 in which Development Commissioner UN Behera, Director, DTET. B Sahu and Parthasarathi Mishra, chief, Human Resource Management, Kalinganagar Project, Tata Steel were present.
As the first private company to collaborate with the Central Placement Cell of DTET, Tata Steel had hired 40 diploma engineers from this placement cell in August 2014 for its Kalinganagar Project.
Das Burma praised Tata Steel for recruiting its employees from DTET placement cell and congratulated the new recruits while handing them over the appointment letters.
“Tata Steel is committed to generate more and more direct and indirect job opportunities for the youths of the state”, Mishra said.