• IISD, Gurgaon, India



Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. The company has its headquarters in Finland.

With their unique knowledge and innovative solutions, they help their customers improve operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. At the heart of Metso is the drive to make a big difference to their customers. Their products range from mining, aggregates, and recycling equipment to industrial valves and pumps. Their services account for over 65% of their sales and their customers are supported by a global network of over 13,000 professionals in more than 50 countries.

Metso CSR Initiative

Metso has conceived a six month residential ‘Skill Development’ programme to train technically qualified unemployed youth for ‘Ore Processing Operators’, under their CSR initiative. Objective of the programme is to provide trained manpower for technical support to Metso customers in aggregate business.

IISD is the training partner of Metso in this initiative, in collaboration with Skill Council for Mining Sector (SCMS). The candidates, who have been selected through a rigorous selection procedure will be given two month’s classroom training followed by four month’s of OJT on site. The assessment and certification will be done by the SSC.