PWA signs MOU with DSD to elevate workforce skills
published : 6 Jul 2020 at 15:05
The Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) has signed an MOU with the Department of Skill Development (DSD) under the “Workforce Skill Development” project.
The signing took place on 29 June 2020, at the 1508 conference room, 5th Floor, Building 1, Head Office of the Provincial Waterworks Authority.
Deputy Governor (Academic) and Acting Governor Kritsada Sunkhamani revealed: “As a state enterprise under the Ministry of Interior, PWA is responsible for providing sources of water and producing, delivering and distributing water supply across the country, except Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Samut Prakan areas.”
“Customers are delighted with the water quality and excellent services which are compliant with the corporate vision. PWA has, thereby, collaborated with DSD to implement training programmes, comprising welding iron pipes and joining high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes, and installing PVC pipes. The programmes aim to improve PWA workers’ knowledge and skills to be consistent with national skill standards waterworks training courses that promote standards and skills among plumbers. These programmes not only elevate vocational skills but help the organisation select appropriate human resources for the work requirements.”
“The purpose of this agreement is to promote skilled workers and thereby support economic expansion in the Thailand 4.0 Era. The aim is to solve the deficiency of skilled labour problem and meet the demand in the labour market. PWA is committed to its mission in accordance with evolving technologies.”
“This MOU creates the basis for continuous cooperation in human resources development. By according human resources issues major significance, PWA is positioning itself to provide the best possible solutions to increase the efficiency of water supplies and ensure sufficient water flow to people across all regions of the country.”