Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited (TJPS) launches 'Welding Training School' for students in ITI to support 'Make in India'

01 May 2015 - Gurgaon - Furthering its commitment to India, Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited (TJPS), a Joint venture between Toshiba Corporation in Japan and JSW Group in India, today reinforced its CSR activities with the launch of Welding Training School.

Established at the TJPS factory in Chennai, the Welding Training School will impart gratis (free of charge) training to 30 students recommended from neighboring Industrial Training Institute (ITI) from May to June 2015 in 3 separate training programs. The 12 days program will include fundamental sessions such as the theory of welding and learn high-level welding skill, followed by a Skill Evaluation. TJPS also aims to foster the importance of safety, time management, compliance of manuals, and environmental awareness in manufacturing processes through this training.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Yoshiaki Inayama, Managing Director of TJPS said, "Toshiba Group's Corporate Philosophy emphasizes respect for people, creation of new value, and contribution to society. The Group slogan - "Committed to People, Committed to the Future." - expresses the essence of our corporate philosophy. We recognize that it is our corporate social responsibility (CSR) to put our philosophy and slogan into practice in our day-to-day business activities. We hope, with the help of our Welding Skill training, the students will upgrade to high-level skilled workers to become an integral part of the manufacturing industry in Tamil Nadu and contribute to "Make in India". We will continue to undertake such meaningful CSR activities in the future."

Other successful CSR activities undertaken in Tamil Nadu by TJPS include environmental education for Adarkuppam school children and cleaning Kadapakkam Lake. Toshiba's Indian Group companies also participated in a cleaning campaign, blood donation drive and gave lectures in schools.

Outline of welding training school

Name TJPS Welding Training School(WTS)
Location TOSHIBA-JSW Power Systems(TJPS) Chennai Factory
Facilities 10 welding booths & Lecturing area (Gas Material Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding machines are quipped)

About Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited (TJPS)

Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited is a Joint Venture between Toshiba Corporation, Japan (Toshiba) and JSW Group, India was initially incorporated to manufacture and market super-critical Steam turbines and Generators for Thermal Power Plants in India. It was established in September 2008, and started its commercial operation in January 2011. It has been merged with Toshiba Thermal & Hydro Power Systems Company, a division of Toshiba India Private Limited to broaden the gamut from Manufacturing to One-stop Solution for Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, Construction and Services (EMPCS) of Thermal Power Plant.

Outline of Toshiba JSW Power Systems Private Limited

Location Chennai- Regd. Office Cum Factory S.No.74-95,Vaikkadu Village,Andarkuppam Check Post,Manali New Town,Chennai-600103
Gurgaon Office 9th Floor,Building No-10,Tower B,DLF Cyber City,Phase 2 Gurgaon -122002
Establishment September 2008
Managing Director Yoshiaki Inayama
Total Investment INR 1100 Crores
Ownership Toshiba Group 75%, JSW Energy 22%, JSW Steel 3%
Business Design,Engineering,Manufacture, Procurement, Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance, and Repair/Refurbishment of Thermal Power System.
Employee 800 & more (March 2014 )

About Toshiba India Private Limited (TIPL)

Toshiba India Private Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation Japan. Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future", Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation", and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit

Toshiba India Private Limited in India functions as a headquarter of Toshiba in India, and also encompass the following business domains.
  • Hydro Power Systems Business
  • Social Infrastructure Systems & Community Solution Systems Business
  • Semiconductor Business
  • Multi-Functional Peripherals / Devices (copy/print/fax/scan etc.) Business
  • Digital Products & Services Business