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Indian steel giant Tata Steel has sought applications only from transgenders for the role of Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators (trainee) in its West Bokaro Division.
“Tata Steel, … India Workplace Equality Index certified (for LGBTQ+ inclusion) is looking for candidates (Transgenders only) for the position of HEMM Operator Trainee (Dumper, Drill Dozer, Excavator, Pay Loader, Crane etc,) for its coal division at West Bokaro, Ramgarh, Jharkhand,” said the company in the job posting.
LGBTQ+ refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and related communities.
To be eligible for the job, one should have passed Matriculation and be born between September 1, 1981, and September 1, 2003; and candidates would be evaluated with a written test, interview and practical orientation test, followed by Medical Examination, it stated.
Tata Steel has been known for hiring candidates from the LGBTQ community. In 2020, the company was named as a Top Employer for LGBT+ inclusion by India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI), the country’s first comprehensive benchmarking study to measure and enable efforts for LGBT+ inclusion.