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Women's Equality Day: NTPC recruits batch of an all-female Engineers

NTPC Limited has recruited its first all-Female Engineering Executive Trainees (EETs) batch on Women's Equality Day to reaffirm its stand on diversity and inclusion
NTPC announces recruitment of an all-female Engineers batch on 'Women Equality Day'
NTPC announces recruitment of an all-female Engineers batch on 'Women Equality Day'

New Delhi: Realising the vision of an all-female Operation Control Room, NTPC Limited has recruited its first all-Female Engineering Executive Trainees (EETs) batch on Women's Equality Day to reaffirm its stand on diversity and inclusion.

NTPC received an overwhelming response to the recruitment advertisement, which was published in April 2021. The engineering graduates were selected based on their performance in GATE-2021 in the Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics and Instrumentation disciplines.

"The company has envisioned an all-female Operation Control Room at NTPC in the near future, towards a brighter future ahead for females in the organisation" the Maharatna power PSU said in an official statement.

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 organisation.

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"NTPC has been working on improving its gender ratio wherever possible. It has always believed in providing equal opportunity to all sections of society and has consciously promoted diversity through its hiring practices" the company said in the statement.

As a responsible corporate citizen, NTPC has institutionalised policies like human rights and the right to equal opportunity. NTPC 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" statement added.

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