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World Bank highlights Tata Power Delhi Distribution’s role in Capacity Building and Training of female engineers from Afghanistan’s National Power Utility- DABS

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Role of Tata Power-DDL’s Learning Center at Rohini, Delhi has been highlighted by the World Bank in its Blog

• Tata Power- DDL is providing consultancy services to the Afghanistan’s national power Utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS)

• DABS manages electric power generation, import, transmission and distribution throughout Afghanistan

• The program would help in developing the roadmap for an effective and reliable distribution network in Afghanistan

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited’s, a leading power distribution utility supplying power to a populace of 7 million in North Delhi, support towards capacity building and training of female engineers from Afghanistan’s National Power Utility has been highlighted  by the World Bank in its Blog – https://blogs.worldbank.org/

Story Link: https://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/how-afghanistans-national-power-utility-helping-women-thrive-workplace

Tata Power-DDL had hosted a delegation of all-female engineers from Afghanistan working with Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) at its Learning Center, Rohini, Delhi. The batch of female engineers received the training as a part of the ongoing Capacity Building Program for employees of DABS, organized with the objective of developing the performance matrices for the distribution sector and channelling an effective roadmap for uninterrupted power supply in the country.

Building on its expertise and domain knowledge, the company’s learning centre has played an instrumental role in assisting distribution utilities within India and across the world by providing High-End Customized Training Programs at all levels to continually prepare them for the existing technologies and future competencies in power distribution sector.

Also, the company has always been an advocate of promoting learning and development in the sector through exchange of knowledge, experience and skills and has taken several steps to promote gender equality in the sector, and to encourage women to take up leadership roles.

Tata Power- DDL is providing consultancy services to the Afghanistan Power Sector through an array of capacity building training programs ranging from Demand Side Management, Project Management, Safety Management, Automation-SCADA Maintenance, Afghanistan Energy Information Centre Website Development to Hotline Maintenance at DABS training centre in Kabul focusing on the necessary measures to improve the power distribution scenario.

The delegation also visited the company’s state-of-the-art Smart Grid Lab showcasing latest distribution technologies, all women customer care center, rooftop solar carport and the technology center to understand how the Public-Private Partnership can transform the ailing distribution scenario. 

Mr. Ganesh Srinivasan, CEO, Tata Power-DDL commented on the initiative, “Tata Power-DDL is committed towards the growth and development of the power distribution sector, not only in India but also globally. It has been our honour to host the team of all female engineers from Afghanistan and support them with the technical knowledge we have garnered over the years. Besides capacity building, we will also be extending our support to DABS in the realms of operation and technical domains, by sharing our expertise and knowledge.”

About DABS:

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) is an independent and autonomous company established under The Corporations and Limited Liabilities Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IROA). DABS is a limited liability company with all its equity shares owned by the Government of Afghanistan (GoA). DABS manages and operates and manages electric power generation, import, transmission, and distribution throughout Afghanistan on a commercial basis.

About TATA Power-DDL:

Tata Power Delhi Distribution is a Public Private Partnership, joint venture Company, between Tata Power and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi which distributes electricity to a populace of over 7 million in North Delhi. The company, through its business development initiatives, is providing consultancy services to more than 22 state utilities and 10 overseas utilities. TATA Power-DDL has been a frontrunner in implementing power distribution reforms and is acknowledged for its consumer-friendly practices. 

About TATA Power-DDL’s Learning Centre:

TATA Power Delhi Distribution Limited’s (Tata Power-DDL) Learning Centre, located in Rohini, has been setup with the objective of bridging the skill gap, supporting the reforms, and driving change management initiatives through capability building. The centre has conducted more than 175 thousand (1.75 lakh) man-days of training for internal employees as well as external participants from power distribution utilities across the length and breadth of India, and almost 1,000 man-days of International Study tour programs to countries like USA, Germany, Spain, Italy Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia etc.

The Learning &Development strategy of the institute is focused on a comprehensive approach for employee development, targeting the organizational, departmental and individual developmental needs encompassing the current and future core competencies. Building on its expertise and domain knowledge, the company has been assisting Distribution Utilities within India and across the world by providing High-End Customized Training Programs at all levels to continually prepare them for the existing technologies and future competencies in power distribution sector. The state-of-the-art infrastructure as well as hands-on-training by experienced subject matter experts act as unique differentiators to the L&D excellence of Tata Power-DDL.

Tata Power DDL also has rich experience of providing its services in the International terrain, and is doing significant work in the African and Asian region including the Indian Sub-Continent Markets and providing synergistic value to distribution utilities undergoing reforms process in their countries. The services have helped these utilities and its personnel in upgrading themselves to progress towards reducing distribution losses and becoming smart utilities of the future.

To know more, visit: https://www.tatapower-ddl.com/consultancy-services/skill-development/learning-centres-infrastructure

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