the Indian competence in the world map
of human resources puts it in an enviable position. Specially because
the quality of the resources available is very high. That there is a perennial
demand for qualified Indians, irrespective of socio-political factors,
is of no surprise.
The Government of
Tamilnadu realized the multiple advantages in meetings this demand. More
Indians working abroad would mean greater inflow of foreign exchange,
improvement in the quality of life of the families of such Indians and
a step towards solving ever-growing unemployment problem. Also there is
a large number of Indians aspiring to work abroad.
The Overseas Manpower
Corporation Limited (OMC) was thus incorporated in 1978. The chief objective
being promoting employment of Indian manpower in foreign countries. Since
incorporation, OMC has widened its scope to :
function as recruiting agent of Indian manpower for Employment abroad.
Promote and establish joint
industrial ventures aborad-on its own or on behalf of the Government.
Raise necessary financial
resources from Indians abroad for projects in India
Promote and takes steps
to intensify exports of traditional and non-traditional items.
Sell tickets, on behalf
of any or all foreign organizations providing air travels and transport
Provide Accident and Health
Insurance coverage to Non-Resident Tamils.
Provide foreign exchange
for persons recruited abroad for employment and for persons for traveling
Identifying & Supplying Qualified, Experienced, & Dedicated Human
Arranging for Passport
for Accident & Health Insurance in Association with the New India Assurance
OMC is a limited company established by Government of Tamil
Nadu as early as 1978 with an authorized share capital of Rs. 50 lakhs. Its main
object is to secure suitable overseas placements for the Indian professionals,
skilled workers and others, who are desirous of securing jobs abroad. The Corporation
also holds a valid registration certificate issued by Government of India, Ministry
of Labour, as required under the Emigration Act, 1983, to perform the functions
of a recruiting agency . The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors comprising
the following officials:
||DIRECTOR, Labour & Employment Department
|4. Thiru K. Annadurai
||DIRECTOR (Finance) - Additional Secretary to Government
RESOURCES & STRENGTH
1. A JOBWISE SEGREGATED
COMPUTERISED DATA BANK.
- Reputation of
being a Government organization which is in the field for the past
corporation maintains computerized Data Bank in which bio-data of personnel in
various disciplines right from Doctors and Engineers down to skilled and unskilled
labourers are maintained.
on the client's requirement, OMC screens several candidates and gives the best
suited shortlisted candidates.
case of dearth of suitable candidates in its Data Bank, candidates are mobilized
case of bulk requirement, the entire cost of advertisement is borne by OMC. In
other cases, the cost will be shared at 50:50 between OMC and the client.
a Government organization, the advertisement released through OMC will be on Government
concessional rates, thereby bringing down the cost of advertisement by 15-20%.
advertisement or without resorting to advertisement, OMC issues press releases
regarding recruitment, to be published as editorial matter free of cost
in Newspapers published from Tamilnadu and adjoining states so as to mobilize
the CV's are shortlisted, interview is arranged at Chennai in its own spacious
premises. In case of bulk recruitment, interview can be arranged at any centre
undertakes the responsibility of receiving the Delegates at airport and arranging
hotel accommodation for them. Since OMC is a corporate member in all the Star
hotels at Chennai, the clients enjoy considerable discount in hotel bills for
the reservations made through OMC.
holds the finally selected candidates until Visa is arranged and arranges their
deployment on the date specified by the clients observing all the required formalities.
excellent rapport with various Foreign Missions and Emigration authorities quickens
the Visa and Emigration process.
all, OMC can arrange to provide well experienced candidates from Government Departments
/ Public Sector undertakings for employment abroad by arranging leave for them
upto 5 years.