National Power Training Institute (NPTI), an ISO 9001 ISO 14001 organization, is a National Apex body for Training and Human Resources Development in Power Sector with its Corporate Office at Faridabad. NPTI operates on an all India basis through its Units in different power zones of the country located at Faridabad, Neyveli (1965), Durgapur (1968), Badarpur, New Delhi (1974), Nagpur (1975), Bangalore, Guwahati, Nangal, Centre for Advanced Management.
NPTI’s Corporate Centre campus is spread over a picturesque landscape of about 15 acres in Faridabad in the suburbs of New Delhi in the National Capital Region (NCR). The campus is located, just about 5 kms from New Delhi - Haryana Border, about 30 kms from the International Airport and 25 kms from New Delhi Railway Station.
The Campus houses the Institute building, Guest House, Hostels, Sports facilities and Residential quarters for the employees. The main Institute building houses lecture halls, Syndicate Room, Board Room (Sanctum Sanctorum), Library, a Real-time, Full-scope & DDC based Dual facility 500 MW Training Simulator, a 430 MW Full Scope Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Simulator, IT Centre, and the associated offices etc. A centrally air conditioned 275 seat capacity Auditorium with latest Audio/ Video System has been established. A Conference Hall (55 seats) is also available for holding seminars, workshops and conferences. NPTI has exclusive multi-media Computer Based Training (CBT) Packages Development Centre. A GIS Resource Centre and a Computer Lab. with 120 latest computer machines has also been established at the Corporate Office, Faridabad.
Well-furnished Executive Hostel and Trainee Hostel with lodging and boarding facilities are available to accommodate about 550 trainees at NPTI Complex, Faridabad. Separate Girl’s hostel with a capacity of 25 inmates is also available for female trainees.
NPTI’s Corporate Centre library has a large collection of books and video packages on Modern Power Station Technology, various branches of Engineering, Computer Sciences, Industrial Relations, Management, Power Reforms, Regulatory issues, Attitudinal Reorientation etc. It also subscribes to a number of Indian and foreign technical journals and periodicals. As many as ---75 Technical Manuals/Books have been published by NPTI with lucid presentations to enhance the conceptual understanding of various sub-systems. These are available at nominal prices for procurement by Power Utilities and industries.
A Corporate Film of 22 minutes duration depicting education and training being provided by various Institutes and other achievements of NPTI has been got prepared. This Corporate Film also mentions about various customers of NPTI including Indian and foreign client organsiations, PSUs and other stakeholders.
Two new Models on ‘Hot Line Maintenance’ and ‘500 MW Training Simulator’ were got made and kept in India International Trade Fair, 2011 which were very much appreciated by all the visitors.
Indoor and outdoor sports and games facilities such as Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis, Caroms, etc., have been developed and students/trainees are encouraged to avail these facilities. A full-fledged Gym has been set up for the trainees. Yoga classes are conducted to keep the students physically and mentally fit and to reduce stress.
Centre for Advanced Management and Power Studies (CAMPS)
NPTI has established a Centre for Advanced Management and Power Studies (CAMPS) at the Corporate Office, Faridabad for the higher echelons of Power Sector. Under the auspices of CAMPS, a 2-year MBA in Power Management Program is being organized. CAMPS also offers several highly specialized programs, seminars and workshops on Frontier Technologies and Managerial aspects, Regulatory Issues etc. for the higher echelons of the Power & allied Energy Sectors.
Centre for Excellence in GIS & Remote Sensing
A Centre of Excellence in (Geographical Information Systems) GIS has been established at NPTI Complex, Faridabad in technical collaboration with M/s. CES Technologies Private Limited, engaged in IT consultancy and GIS enabled services. The Centre of Excellence in GIS provides a core knowledge base and disseminates geospatial knowledge to the society at large through education, training, research and consultancy. The Centre also addresses the vast latent requirement of GIS in terms of development of fundamental technology and evolving customized solutions, which are the need of the day. Further, the Centre would also provide synergy of industry and academia experience to undertake industry oriented GIS projects through joint consultancy. As an initial step, NPTI has launched a One year Post Graduate Diploma Program in GIS & RS during the year 2007-08 for Engineering and Geo Science graduates to provide a sound understanding of GIS & RS concepts for those wishing to take up GIS and allied subjects as their career.