21 Women Trainees Secure 100 Percent Placement in Renowned Companies Through Hindustan Zinc’s Zinc Kaushal Program

The batch of 1st ever Unarmed Security Guard secured group placements in companies like – Radisson Blu, Zydus Hospital – Ahmedabad and Secure Meters, Udaipur to name a few

21 Women trainees of 1st ever Unarmed Security Guard Batch secures 100 % Placement through Hindustan Zinc’s program – Zinc Kaushal. The objective of the training course was to help women achieve financial freedom and to empower women who have been marginalized due to lack of education, early marriage etc. As part of the three-month training program exposure visits, guest lectures and several engagement activities were conducted to provide a holistic learning opportunity to match the needs of the mainstream industries.
Hindustan Zinc’s skilling initiative provides market-linked skill-based trainings on various trades such as general duty assistant, unarmed security guard, micro finance executive etc thus developing the skills and providing them with employment opportunities. These women trainees of Dariba, Zinc Kaushal Kendra have been placed at several renowned organizations such as Radisson Blu, Secure Meters – Udaipur, Zydus Hospital – Ahmedabad, Cocoon Hospital, Narayana Hospital – Jaipur, and Shree Salasar Balaji Temple.
Zinc Kaushal Kendra program initiated in 2018 focuses on enabling the unemployed youth with opportunities to upskill and pursue a stable livelihood. Strengthening this commitment, the program in last 3 years has indirectly helped industries by providing them with more than 4,500 skilled youth who are now either employed or are entrepreneurs. The programme was initially established with the goal to offer short-duration intensive courses in different trades and profiles.
Expanding the reach of the programme, last year, Hindustan Zinc started the 1st batch of 13 students comprising Hearing and Speech impaired youth to make them independent with employment opportunities in the mainstream industries. Since inception, 4591 youth have been trained out of which 3810 have been placed or have become self-entrepreneurs.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its headquarters at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting upwind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific for the fourth consecutive year and globally 3rd in S&P Global Corporate Responsibility Assessment in 2022 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company and is the only Indian company to be recognised at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 and has won the two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious and Specialty Metals’ Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award.

The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee-centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2022’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the People-first HR Excellence Award. 

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 1.4 million people in 234 villages out of which 184 in Rajasthan, and 34 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India.

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