NHPC Limited (National Hydroelectric Power Corp.) was incorporated on 7th November 1975 as Central Govt. Enterprise for development of Hydro Power in Central Sector. Since then the Corporation has become the largest central utility for hydro power development in India The company is mandated to plan, promote and organize an integrated and efficient development of power in all aspects through Conventional and Non-Conventional Sources in India and abroad. NHPC is a Schedule ‘A’ Enterprise of Govt. of India with Miniratna status since 2008. With an authorized share capital of Rs.15,000 crores. NHPC is a premier organization in country for development of hydro power.
Indian Institute of Skill Development (NSDC), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) &National Hydroelectric Power Corp. (NHPC).
NHPC under its CSR initiative has designed skill development program for unemployed youth in construction & Apparel in consultation with NSDC. IISD has been appointed as the training partner for NHPC.
IISD has been conducting Skill development programs for NHPC under their CSR initiative since 2017, in job roles like Assistant electrician, Sewing machine Operator.
IISD conducts an entrance test for admitting candidates to the approved skill development program. After completion of the training, the candidates have to undergo a third party assessment for certification by related Sector , thereafter qualified candidates are awarded skill certification, in respective job roles. IISD also provides placement support to certified candidates.
During the financial year 2017-2018, NHPC Power Stations achieved the generation of 22625 MU