Knowledge & Training centres:
The Knowledge Centre at Sukinda is equipped with various manuals and books related to mining, science, technical advancement as well as for casual read. Besides, there are statutory trainings provided at the Vocational Training Centre. Skill development training is also provided to the employees with the help of TMDC, SNTI and other external agencies. Computer literacy classes, self-defense and legal awareness sessions are organised exclusively for the ladies.
The library at Bamnipal houses various manuals supplied by OUTOKUMPO, besides other Engineering books of Metallurgy, Electrical, mechanical & Computer Science, story books, etc. Teams from SNTI and Kalinganagar help to provide intensive on-job training to people.
The Joda-based knowledge centre is a day-long facility that provides books, manuals, internet surfing, etc. We have common vocational training centre at Joda for FAMD & OMQ where employees and contract employees are sent for vocational, refresher, safety and other job related trainings.
Manganese Group of Mines has a Group Vocational Training Centre. It was established in 1976, and is equipped with a library, model room and accommodation for trainees. This library has nearly 5000 books. It includes books on arts, science, engineering subjects, general knowledge, economics, history, geography, legislation, reference books for high school and college going students, computers, environment, quality management, etc.
The Knowledge Centre has facilities to get first-hand knowledge of computers for the housewives and children and facilities for internet browsing.
Gomardih has one vocational training center that provides statutory training to employees and contractors’ employees. The main conference hall also doubles up as Knowledge Center for different knowledge-enhancing activities. The Quarry is operating in collaboration with many academic/ research institutes like CIMFR, NIT Rourkela, CMIR, EXIM BBSR, etc .