Observer Report Lahore
To meet the increasing demand of power sector in grid station maintenance and operations, NTDC training center was established at Technical Services Group (TSG) at New Kotlakhpat Lahore, which has trained over 1000 engineers and technical staff during past two and half years.
A state-of-the-art Training Simulator was installed in at the said training center with the cost of Rs one billion funded by Japanese Govt.
Training Simulators provides practical work and new testing sets for on-job-training & hands-on experience during different technical courses for engineers and technicians of Power Sector of Pakistan.
Training center has recently completed its 4th Sector Specific Course for engineers of BPS-17, which is mandatory for promotion in next grade.
In this regard a virtual course closing ceremony was held at WAPDA House, MD NTDC Engr. Dr. Khawaja Riffat Hassan was the chief guest of the ceremony and distributed the certificates among position holders. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, major part of the training was later completed online.
29 participants were trained during this course, 20 officers from NTDC as 9 officers of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) joined the said training.
While addressing the ceremony, MD NTDC Engr. Dr. Khawaja Riffat Hassan said that Japan International Cooperation Agency has pledged to further upgrade NTDC Training Center.