Coal India Limited has an ambitious target of achieving it coal production. Human Resource is a major component for achieving this goal. Coal India Limited is geared up for the development of its existing human resource and looking ahead with a clear perspective with reference to technological advances and growth of manpower to fulfil the growing demands of production along with diversification into aligned and non-aligned areas.
During 2019-20 different training programs were organized at subsidiary headquarters, training centres, vocational training centre and also at CIL’s own in-house training facility Indian Institute of Coal Management Ranchi. This training programs were organized after accessing the training needs in the respective category of employees within the subsidiary. Employees are given trainings for skill development and acquisition of knowledge and skill in existing and future technology as well as safety.
In addition to in-house training, employees were trained at reputed training institutes within the country and even abroad in their respective fields of operations for supplementing in-house training efforts.
In Financial year 2019/20 a total of 80379 employees have been trained in house, out of this 11989 were executives. 5359 employees have been sent outside for training out of which 4512 were executives.
The total manpower of the CIL as on 01.04.2019 was 285479 which has become 273401 as on 31.03.2020. During the FY 19-20 more than 655136 training man-days were achieved for these employees including executives and non-executives(excluding contract workers), compared to 624815 man-days for FY 18-20, thus registering a growth of 4.85% over last year.
37764 contract workers were trained in the financial year.
Engagement of Apprentices:
During the year 2019-20, in CIL and it’s subsidiaries a total of 7606 Apprentices were engaged through NATS and NAPS portals which constitutes 2.08 % of total manpower including contractor workers. In this area, a growth of 39.73% was achieved over last year.