India’s wealth 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 :
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:
|1. Thiru. Mangat Ram Sharma, I.A.S.,
(Principal Secretary to Government)
|2. Thiru H. KRISHNAN UNNI, I.A.S.,
(Deputy Secretary to Government for Finance Department)
|Director of finance|
|3. Thiru M. Vadivel
(Deputy secretary to government, Labour and Employment Department)