Overseas Manpower Corporation Limited was incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 on 30.11.1978 as a Limited Company. This is a
Tamilnadu Government owned Corporation set up with the sole aim of supplying Indian manpower to employers/establishments/organisations
in Foreign Countries. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors.
Chairman : Thiru Mohan Pyare, I.A.S.,
Managing Director : Thiru Prakash, I.A.S.,
Tmt. V. Mariya Nesam
||DIRECTOR, Labour & Employment Department
||Vacant (Appointment under Govt.consideration)
This Corporation has a Liaison office at New Delhi with a part-time Liaison Assistant, at New Delhi to look after the liaison
formalities at the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Medical Recruitment Attache of Ministry
of Health, Royal Saudi Arabia and other Foreign Missions located at New Delhi. This Corporation has no other branch office except the
above said liaison office.
This Corporation is functioning as Recruiting Agent, Sole Agent to New India Assurance to issue Accident-cum-Health Insurance policies
under Social Security Schemes to Non Resident Tamils. Arranging visa stamping on passport, conducting coaching classes for Staff Nurses
and others for Overseas employment and conducting Induction course to candidates leaving for employment in Malaysia are some
of the other functions of the Corporation.
The Corporation registers the candidates who seek overseas employment for which it issues printed application. On receipt of filled in application, the qualification, experience, licence etc., are checked and codified according to the occupation and their names ae enrolled in a computerized Data
Bank maintained by the Corporation. The Corporation canvasses overseas employment vacancies through various sources. Once the demand
for vacancy is received from an overseas employer, it is the duty of the Corporation to check the creditability of the employer and the terms and
conditions of employment. If found satisfactory, the Corporation selects suitable candidates from the Data Bank and subjects their candidature
before employer for an interview. It supports the employer to conduct Trade Test and personal interview in India and extend all secretarial
service to the employers to select the right type of candidates suitable for the vacancy.
Authentication of Educational Certificates:
The persons selected for overseas jobs in countries like Saudi
Arabia, Kuwait, U.A.E etc., are required to submit their educational
certificates to their employers duly authenticated by the Ministry
of Human Resource Development and Ministry of External Affairs.
The Government of India, have delegated these powers to State
Governments. The Government of Tamilnadu in their G.O.Ms.No. 96,
School Education Department Department, dated: 25.5.2006, authorised
the following officials to authenticate the educational qualifications
of persons going abroad for employment/higher studies.
Upto 9th Std
Director (School Education)
O/o. Directorate of School Education, Chennai:6
10th std and 12th std
of Government Examinations,
Chennai: 600 006.
of Examination of the respective
of Technical Education,
of Employment & Training,
Chennai: 600 032.
Para Medical Certificates
of Medical Education,
Chennai: 600 010.
This Corporation, appointed as a Nodal Agency by the Government,
receives applications from the individual, obtains authentication
from the educational authorities and hands over the certificate
to applicants. This procedure has been temporarily suspended as
the Government of India desired that one or two officers from
the Secretariat Department of Education should be authorised to
authenticate in place of large number of officers already nominated.
Security Scheme for Non Resident Tamils
The Government of Tamilnadu has formulated a scheme, namely Social
Security Scheme for Non Resident Tamils to provide accident and
hospitalization insurance covers to the Non Resident Tamils and
their families for a period of five years against one-time payment
of affordable premium. The Scheme is implemented by the Corporation
in association with the New India Assurance Co.Ltd.
Coaching classes for Commission on Graduates of Foreign
Nursing Schools (CGFNS) and International English Language Testing
The Corporation in association with Anna Institute of Management
launched the CGFNS course for Staff Nurses. This course needs
to be completed by the Graduate and Diploma Nurses along with
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for seeking
employment in UK, USA and other European countries. During the
first batch, 61 Staff Nurse underwent training course which ended
on 1.3.2006. The Corporation conducted second batch
of CGFNS and IELTS Training course on 06.09.2006 and trained 40 nurses
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