Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute (SNTI), the erstwhile "Jamshedpur Technical Institute" (JTI) was established in 1921, with the inspiration of the Founder “Let the Indians learn to do things by themselves”. Today SNTI, an integral part of the Human Resource Division of Tata Steel, has rendered commendable service in nation building through the development of technical manpower, not only for Tata Steel but, for many other Tata organisations, private and public sector Steel Plants and manufacturing industries.
SNTI designs and delivers customized training programme by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) at SNTI or at client's premises.
The programmes are -
i. Pre employment training : Training for the cadres at various levels like Management Trainees (MTs), Junior Engineer Trainees (JETs), Trade Apprentice (TA) Trainees and other new joinees.
ii. Post employment training (Day) : Training for those who are already working in Tata Steel and are nominated by respective departments for knowledge and skill development in their respective work areas. Such training programmes are planned annually, based on requirement of the respective departments. The employees are released from the departments for this purpose.
‘Thrust Area’ training programmes are also conducted with a focus on specific topics or requirement as indicated by the departments. Some growth related competency development programmes are also organized under this category.
iii. Post employment training (Evening) : This training is imparted to the supervisory/ associate category of employees basically for their competency development and qualification enhancement. Such programmes are conducted off-duty hours on original and repeat basis at the employees’ own time.
iv. External training : Keeping in line with our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative in reaching out to the community at large in and arround our operating areas, SNTI offers many programmes –
* Vocational training - for Engg. students through guided project work
* Industrial/ Plant visits – for Technical Institutes and other industries
* Customised programmes for other organizations.