Students of first batch of Pipe Fitter (CGD) Program Successfully Pass The Assessment Test

Students of first batch of Pipe Fitter (City Gas Distribution) program have successfully passed the assessment test last month

And found gainful employment in City Gas Distribution Projects undertaken by GAIL’s Joint Ventures M/s Green Gas Limited and M/s Central UP Gas Limited in Lucknow, Agra, Barelly and Kanpur Cities.

Shri P K Gupta, Chairman, Governing Council of SDI and Director (HR) GAIL, Shri Ranjan Kumar Mahapatra , Director (HR) IndianOil, Shri Ratna Shekhar , Director (HR) BLC, Shri Jiledar, MD GGL, Shri Amrendra Kumar, MD, CUGL, and Shri Sunil Kumar, ED(Training), GAIL   along with senior officials of oil PSUs and NTTF, and ITI were present on the occasion in the passing out ceremony held at Officers Club, ITI in Raebareli


The second program on Pipe Fitter (Oil & Gas) of 6 months duration has been launched last month. The second batch of Pipe Fitter (City Gas Distribution) with 3 months duration and a new program of 6 months duration on Industrial Welding will also be launched today. On successful completion of these programs, students will find employment opportunities in hydrocarbon processing units, Oil refineries and cross country high pressure gas transmission and crude oil and LPG Pipeline projects.


In order to provide skills training and employment to the youths in U.P., GAIL has established Skill Development Institute (SDI) at Raebareli in association with Oil & Gas PSUs namely Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Oil India Limited, Engineers India Limited, and Balmer & Lawrie Company Limited.  SDI, Raebareli has started functioning from its campus at Indian Telephone Industries, Raebareli since November, 2017 with the launch of first batch of 3 months long program on Pipe Fitter (City Gas Distribution). Pipe Fitter (City Gas Distribution) is first-of-its kind program to provide skilling in City Gas Distribution Sector which contributes development of infrastructure in Smart Cities.


Each batch of these programs imparts training to 30 students as per the norms of National Skill Development Corporation. The students for these programs have been selected through written test and counselling conducted earlier this month.


All these programmes are aligned to the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) – Level 4 of Government of India and duly approved by Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council and National Skill Development Corporation.


Skill Development Institute, Raebareli is conducting the skills training in association with Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), Bengaluru. On successful completion of these programs, the students get Government recognised Skill Certificates from National Skill Development Corporation.


SDI, Raebareli has State-of-Art workshops equipped with high quality equipments, an innovative augmented reality training solution that will enhance and improve manual skills – Soldamatic Work Station- for welding simulation imported from Seabury Solutions, Spain, and Arc Welding Machine, Welding transformer, TIG Welding Machine, MIG Welding Machine, PUG Cutting Machine, Plasma Cutting Machine, Bench Drilling Machine, Gas Welding Torch, Power Hacksaw Cutting Machine and Safety Equipments etc.


Free boarding and lodging to all the selected students are provided on the campus of Skill Development Institute. There is no tuition fee except nominal registration charges.


SDI, Raebareli is catering to skill demand in the Hydrocarbon Industry and offering skilled workforce across the country especially in UP region.

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