NEW DELHI, AUGUST 26, 2021
On Women’s Equality Day, India’s largest integrated energy company NTPC Ltd has recruited its first all-Female Engineering Executive Trainees (EETs) batch to reaffirm its stand on diversity and inclusion.
NTPC received an overwhelming response of the recruitment advertisement, which was published in April, 2021. The engineering graduates were selected based on the performance in GATE 2021 in the Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics and Instrumentation disciplines.
NTPC has envisioned an all-female Operation Control Room at its power plants in the near future, towards a brighter future ahead for females in the organisation.
Out of 50 offers sent by NTPC, 30 Female Executive Trainees (ETs) have already joined the company between 31st July and 6th August 2021.
This special all-female EET batch is currently undergoing a customised induction-cum-training programme at NTPC’s state-of-the-art Regional Learning Institutes (RLIs) located at NTPC Sipat, NTPC Vindhyachal and NTPC Simhadri in the Mechanical, Electrical and Control & Instrumentation (C&I) disciplines.
NTPC is establishing the regular interaction of new recruiters with the senior management and other employees to ensure that the youngsters are assimilated into the spirit & culture of the organization.
NTPC, which believes in providing equal opportunity to all the sections of society and has been consciously promoting diversity through its hiring practices, is working on improving its gender ratio wherever possible.
As a responsible corporate citizen, NTPC has institutionalized policies like Human Rights and Right to Equal Opportunity. It promotes equality and diversity amongst its employees. To support the women workforce, the company adheres to policies like Child Care Leave with Pay, Maternity Leave, Sabbatical leave and NTPC Special Child Care Leave on Adoption of a Child/Delivering Child through Surrogacy. Statutory requirements and policy guidelines are adhered to without any discrimination. NTPC makes no distinction on basis of caste, creed, colour, gender and religion.