The TRL Krosaki Refractories HRD team won the second prize in the National Awards for Innovative Training Practices instituted by the Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD). The award will be conferred by ISTD at its annual function to be held in Kolkata on January 20-21, 2012. D Behera, GM (PR & HRD) of TRL Krosaki Refractories participated in the competition held on October 22, 2011, at the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi, and presented a number of case studies on innovative training practices in the company. The presentation was appreciated by the members of the jury as the “most practical” practices.
The various case studies of the company’s innovative flagship training programmes included millwrights (six-month-long workmen multi skill development programme), management development programme (ten-weeks-long programme focusing on holistic development of young managers), customer training programme, practices like human resources readiness analysis for training need identification, etc.
According to the sources it was a high-profile competition with 17 top notch companies and training institutions like Reliance, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Tata Teleservices, Indian Police Academy (Hyderabad), Maharashtra State Electricity Board, Steel Authority of India (SAIL), Muruguppa Group, Aditya Birla Group, Vedanta, RPG Group, and Rane Group were some of the organizations competing for this award.
TRL Krosaki Refractories is endowed with world-class training facilities with a state-of-the-art learning centre, a full-fledged maintenance training centre and a unique refractories engineering workshop. It has a pool of over 160 internal faculty spread across different areas of specialization. Innovative methods like Share Your Knowledge Forum, Trekking, and outbound development programmes adopted by the company help to improve learning, leadership and similar qualities.
(Source: Tata Companies Media Releases)
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