OST Business Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26:
To enhance the technical skills of its workforce, the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) on Wednesday signed a MoU with Siemens Ltd.
Under the agreement, SITRAIN, a business unit within the Siemens industry sector imparting industrial training services, will provide training to SAIL personnel involved in projects, maintenance and other technical departments of SAIL.
Speaking on this occasion, Manas Panda, executive director (HRD), SAIL said, “We are in the process of modernizing our plants with newer installations. Through this agreement we aim to upgrade the competence of our work force and bring them up-to-date with the latest innovations and technologies.”
The MoU, valid for a period of three years, is the third consecutive pact signed with Siemens.
Siemens will impart training in the areas of automation, DC/AC Servo drives, switchgears and other related technologies like process instrumentation, mechatronics etc at the SAlL plants at Bhilai, Bokaro, Durgapur, Rourkela, Burnpur, Salem, Bhadravati and Kolkata.
The training is significant in view of the continuous upgrades in products and solutions being launched for the steel-manufacturing industry worldwide.