ENGIE India Hosts Job Fair and Felicitation Ceremony for the trained Solar Module Technicians in Bikaner

Mumbai, 6th April 2024 : ENGIE India, a leader in low-carbon energy solutions, in collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), trained over 600 students over a period of 2 years from Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan as Solar Module technicians, today ENGIE hosted a Job Fair for the students of Rajasthan, in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

The event focussed on felicitating talented individuals, equipping them with the knowledge and expertise to become Solar PV Installers (Suryamitra). The felicitation ceremony at the event honoured the students’ accomplishments upon successfully completing their Solar PV Installer training. This initiative reflects ENGIE India’s commitment to fostering a skilled workforce and promoting a sustainable energy future. By equipping individuals with job-ready skills and facilitating their entry into the green job market, ENGIE India is contributing significantly to India’s clean energy transition.

The felicitation and the job fair provided a platform for these graduates to connect with potential employers and explore career opportunities within the flourishing solar energy industry. This holistic approach ensured that the students gained the necessary skills and were well-positioned to secure employment in their field.

The project, undertaken by ENGIE Energy India Private Limited aimed to promote economic security and stability among youth by providing skill training and comprehensive development opportunities.

Amit Jain, CEO and Country Manager, India, echoed the company’s commitment to the initiative, stating, “Through such initiatives, ENGIE India remains dedicated to empowering young people, recognizing them as the architects of tomorrow. By providing opportunities for skill development and fostering a culture of inclusivity, we aim to equip young minds with the tools they need to shape a brighter, more sustainable future.”

Amit added, “this dedication extends beyond just initiatives. ENGIE India is committed to supporting the communities where we operate. We believe in building a strong local workforce and prioritize employing local talent. In fact, 80% of our staff across all our sites are recruited from within the local communities. This not only injects valuable skills and knowledge into our operations but also fosters a sense of community partnership.”

The informative and engaging event had participation from Mahindra Teqo and Sterling and Wilson who have also joined ENGIE in this cause by setting up booth for job fair. The event was organised to highlight the students’ accomplishments and provide them with opportunities to interact with industry experts.

With a portfolio of over 2.4 GW, with 1.1 GW already operational across seven states and another 1.25 GW in development, ENGIE has achieved considerable success spread across 20 projects strategically located in key Indian states.

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