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NTPC recruits all-female engineers batch to mark Women’s Equality Day

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On Women’s Equality Day, NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated energy company, has recruited its first all-Female Engineering Executive Trainees (EETs) batch.

NTPC said it received an overwhelming response to 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.

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 public sector power giant said in a 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 and culture of the organization, the statement said.

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