3National Power Training Institute (NPTI) AboutNational Power Training Institute (NPTI)
4About NPTINational Power Training Institute (NPTI), an ISO 9001 & ISO Organization is an Autonomous body under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of IndiaNPTI is an Apex Body for Training and Human Resource Development in Power SectorNPTI’s Corporate Office is at Faridabad (Haryana) and has total Nine (9) Institutes spread all over the countryNPTI has been providing its dedicated services for more than four decades
5NPTI Corporate Office, Faridabad 2. NPTI (Northern Region), Badarpur, NPTI operates on an all India basis with manpower strength of 337 including 97 officers through its nine (9) Institutes in different zones of the country as per details below:Northern RegionNPTI Corporate Office, Faridabad2. NPTI (Northern Region), Badarpur,New Delhi3. NPTI (Hydro Power Training Centre),Nangal, PunjabAbout NPTI
6About NPTI Southern Region 4. NPTI (Power System Training Institute), Bengaluru5. NPTI (Hot Line Training Centre),Bengaluru6. NPTI (Southern Region), NeyveliC. Eastern & North Eastern Region7. NPTI (Eastern Region), Durgapur8. NPTI (North Eastern Region),Guwahati, AssamD. Western Region9. NPTI (Western Region), Nagpur
8NPTI – An All India Organisation BadarpurNagpurDurgapurISO 9001 : 2000NangalGuwahatiFaridabadPSTIBengaluruHLTC BengaluruNeyveli
9Broad Activities of NPTI Two-Year MBA in Power Management approved by AICTE at Faridabad (intake 120)Four-Year B.Tech. Degree in Power Engineering approved by AICTE (at Badarpur, Durgapur and Nagpur with intake of 60 at each place.)One-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course inThermal Power Plant EngineeringOne-Year Post Diploma Course in ThermalPower Plant EngineeringTransnational Training9
10Broad Activities of NPTI Nine Months Post Graduate Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg.Six Months Post Graduate Diploma in O&M of Transmission and Distribution SystemOne-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in GIS & Remote SensingOne-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Sub-Transmission & Distribution SystemsSix Months Post Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg.Transnational Training10
11Broad Activities of NPTI Long-Term, Medium-Term & Short-Term Training Programs for Engineers & Supervisors in:* Thermal* Hydro* Transmission* Distribution* Other related areas including ManagementSeminars, Workshops, ConferencesTransnational Training1111
12About NPTINPTI has Trained over 2,17,613 Power Professionals in Regular Programs over the last 4 decadesNPTI is the world’s leading integrated Power Training InstituteNPTI is the only institute of its kind in the world with such a wide geographical spread and covering such wide gamut of academic and training programs in Power Sector12
13Achievements in 2012-13 S. No. Performance Parameters Achievements 1. No. of Trainees18,1112.No. of Trainee Weeks(T-W)1,26,28713
15Innovative Practices & Initiatives Two-Year MBA in Power Management approved by AICTEFour-Year B.Tech. Degree in Power Engineering approved by AICTEOne-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course (PGDC) in Thermal Power Plant EngineeringOne-Year Post Diploma Course (PDC) in Thermal Power Plant EngineeringOne Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in GIS & Remote SensingTransnational Training1515
16Innovative Practices & Initiatives Nine Months Post Graduate Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg.Six Months Post Graduate Diploma in O&M of Transmission and Distribution SystemsSix Months Post Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg.One Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Sub-Transmission and Distribution SystemInduction TrainingTraining to International TraineesTraining to IAS OfficersInitiative of starting various Short Term CoursesTraining on Thermal SimulatorsTraining on Combined Cycle Gas Turbine SimulatorTransnational Training1616
17Innovative Practices & Initiatives Training on Hydro SimulatorsTraining on Dispatcher Training SimulatorTraining through Multimedia CBT PackagesWide Geographical Reach of NPTI Institutes all over the countryHot Line Training Centre, BengaluruSystem Operator CertificationPower Sector PublicationsPublishing in-house BooksInitiatives as per CEA RegulationsCreation of NPTI knowledge BankDaily upload of Power News on NPTI WebsiteFree Text Books to the StudentsTransnational Training1717
18One-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course (PGDC) in Thermal Power Plant Engineering NPTI was the first to start “One-Year Post Graduate Diploma Course (PGDC) in Thermal Power Plant Engineering” with an innovative idea of picking up enthusiastic Engg. Graduates interested in Power Sector and imparting Operation, Maintenance & Commissioning practices to meet the urgent needs of the power sector.This one-year PGDC Program is one of our most successful attempts to create a pool of technically trained manpower readily available for recruitment by PSUs/SEBs/Power Utilities. The Power Sector recruits this trained manpower since its inception in 1996.1818
19Two-Year MBA in Power Management approved by AICTE This unique MBA Program in Power Management was conceptualized in order to meet the demand of the changing phases of Power Sector development in India and with the aim of interfacing frontier technologies with management and to fill the gap of the huge requirement of Power Managers to run the Indian Power Sector on Techno-commercial lines.It also has a special emphasis on reforming Power Sector issues to give extra strength to Indian Power Sector Engineers applying management theories and concepts to live problems of electricity industry in these challenging times.This course curriculum has 30% - 40% of the subjects related to Power Sector and has 100 % placement since its inception in 2002
20Unique Four-Year B.Tech. Degree in Power Engineering approved by AICTE NPTI was the first institute envisioning the needs of the power sector and to carry out AICTE approved academic program such as B.Tech. in Power Engineering at three institutes viz., Badarpur-New Delhi, Durgapur and Nagpur institutes.This course is different from conventional Engineering in Electrical or Mechanical. Subjects like Power Plant Operation, Maintenance, Load Despatch, Rotational On-Job Training, Power Plant Maintenance are included as a part of the curriculum making it a unique innovation to meet the needs of the Power Sector without any further training.NPTI carved its own niche in imparting and addressing comprehensively the various training needs of the country’s power sector and providing skilled manpower from time-to-time.Course
21One-Year Post Diploma Course in Thermal Power Plant Engineering In order to cater to the changing sectoral scenario and the requirements of trained manpower at supervisory levels NPTI was again the first to start “One-Year Post Diploma Course in Thermal Power Plant Engineering” for Diploma Trainees.This one year course is aimed at developing skills and attitude for fresh and practicing Diploma holders to suit power sector needs in Operation, Maintenance & Commissioning practices and meet the growing demand at the Supervisory cadre in power plants.
22One Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in GIS & Remote Sensing A Geographical Information System (GIS) Resource Centre has also been set up at NPTI Corporate Office, Faridabad. The Centre conducts “Post Graduate Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing” to meet the urgent requirements of Power Sector.
23Nine Months Post Graduate Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg. In order to develop trained manpower for the Operation and Maintenance of Hydro Power Stations, NPTI is conducting a 39 weeks course on “Operation and Maintenance of Hydro Electric Power Stations” at its dedicated Hydro Power Training Institute at (HPTC), Nangal.The objective of this course is to prepare Graduate Engineers well versed with the operation, maintenance and commissioning practices of Hydro Power Stations and developing into competent Hydro Power Station Managers.
24Six Months Post Graduate Diploma in O&M of Transmission and Distribution Systems In order to create technically trained manpower readily available for recruitment to the Power companies in the area of Transmission & Distribution of electrical power, NPTI’s, specialized Power System Training Institute offers a 26-week Post Graduate Diploma course on ‘O&M of Transmission & Distribution Systems’ for the Graduate Engineers at this Institute.
25Six Months Post Diploma Course in Hydro Power Plant Engg. Sensing the need for requirement of skilled and trained operators at the Supervisory level of Hydro Power Plants, NPTI started this program to fill in the scarcity of this technically trained competent personnel
26One Year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Sub-Transmission and Distribution Systems NPTI has realized that the amendment in the Indian Electricity Act, have opened private sector participation in the Sub-Transmission & Distribution of Power. It has further created a large demand for the trained persons in Electrical Utilities. NPTI’s Power System Training Institute introduced a ‘52-week Post Graduate Diploma course on ‘Sub-Transmission & Distribution Systems’ from September 2013 onwards.The syllabus for the above course is based on the syllabus framed by CEA for Engineers engaged in Operation and Maintenance of Sub-Transmission and Distribution Systems under Part IV of Sub-regulation (3) of Regulation (vii) under Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply Regulations, 2010.
27100% Campus placement since last 10 years Clientele for MBA Placement100% Campus placement since last 10 yearsPWCKPMGCAREINFRALINETATA POWERTORRENT POWERENERCONCAPITALSUZLONNOIDA POWERPTCSATYAMUJVNLGMRCRISILTERILAHMEYERENZENNDPLERUDITEKSK ENERGYVENTURESDATAGENLNJ BHILWARAMOSER BAERCFLECO SECURITIESFEEDBACKVENTURESABPSADVISORYADANICAREENZEN GLOBALIL&FSVEDANTALAHMEYARLANCO27
29Induction Training Transnational Training NPTI has imparted induction training to fresh Graduate Engineers/Executives of various Power Sector Organizations in the areas of O & M of Thermal Power Plants, CCGT Plants, Hydro Plants, Transmission & Distribution, Regulatory etc.Some of them are as indicated below:Tata Power Company Ltd.National Hydroelectric Power Corpn. Ltd.Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd.LANCO PowerDakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd.Lanco Kondapalli Power Ltd. & PPN Power Generating Company Ltd.GMR Energy Ltd.NDPL etc.Transnational Training29
30Induction Training Transnational Training Lanco Infratech Ltd. Lanco Vidarbha Thermal Power Ltd. & Udupi Power Corporation Ltd.UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd.Bokaro Power Supply Corporation Ltd.Sterlite Grid Ltd. Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.AvanthaCLP (I) Pvt. Ltd.Ideal Energy Power Ltd.L&T Power Ltd.Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Corporation Ltd.Torrent Power Ltd.Transnational Training30
31Training to International Trainees Various Institutes of NPTI have provided training to a number of trainees of foreign countries, some of which are indicated below:KenyaNigeriaEthiopiaZambiaSyriaIraqSudanOmanMyanmarBangladeshBhutanNepalPhilippinesCambodiaMexicoMalaysiaAfghanistanColombiaEcuadorGuyana
32Training to IAS Officers NPTI has been selected by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) to conduct a Five (5) day Training Program exclusively to IAS officers on “Procurement Procedures & Contracting”DoPT has also included this Five Day Training Program on “Procurement Procedures & Contracting” for IAS Officers in their Annual Training Calendar from onwards
33Initiative of starting various Short-Term CoursesNPTI has taken the initiative of Starting of new short-term training programs on various miscellaneous subjects like Procurement Procedures and Contracting etc.
34Innovative Initiatives – Information Technology Interface SimulatorsA comprehensive training tool which replicates the complete process of Power Plant Control Room operations in a real-time integrated operation scenario.Simulators impart effective hands-on, off-job operation skill training resulting in sharpening reflexes of Power Plant Control Room OperatorsOperators can observe Plant dynamic responses repeatedly which is impossible and risky in a real Plant scenario.Malfunctions, Emergencies can be created at will for a comprehensive understandingTransnational Training34
35Hi-Tech Real-Time Operation Simulators Load Despatch Simulator DescriptionInstituteYear of Commissioning210 MW ThermalNew Delhi1983Nagpur1998500 MW ThermalFaridabad2000CCGT2006Load Despatch SimulatorBengaluru2010250 MW HydelNangalMore than 10,000 Operation Engineers already trained on these Simulators
36Simulators – Innovative Training Tool NPTI’s Power Plant Training Simulators are High-quality, High-fidelity, Full Scope, Hi-Tech, Real-Time capable of Training Shift Charge Engineers/Unit Controllers/Operators in the ‘Conventional Panel’ Modes of Unit Operation as well as DDC Plants catering to the express demands of Operational expertise.More than 200 emergency situations have been captured in an integrated plant process dynamic operation scenario. Engineers can experience a full range of operations together with stress situations to become better troubleshooters where it matters the most.More than 10,000 Engineers and Operators have been trained on these Simulators and NPTI by induction of these specially trained engineers/operators did contribute to the overall improvement of all India’s average Plant Load Factor (PLF) of Thermal Power Plants (NPTI has 5 Real-time Simulators)
37Hi - Tech Real - Time Simulators FaridabadBengaluru37BadarpurNagpur
38Training on Hydro Simulator Hydro Power Training Centre, Nangal was established in 2010 and is the only institute in the country having a Hi-Tech Real-time 250 MW Hydro Power Control Room Training Simulator. It is a replica of 250 MW unit of Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station, SJVNL.
39Training on Despatcher Training Simulator NPTI has a Unique High-fidelity Load Dispatch Operator Training Simulator replicating the National Grid at NPTI’s Specialized Power System Training Institute, Bengaluru which is providing effective integrated operational training requirements to System Operators across the country from various Load Despatch Stations
40Innovative Initiatives – Information Technology Interface Suitable interventions in HRD with the help of IT were also carried out at NPTIMultimedia Computer Based Training Packages – to facilitate quick, easy and cost - effective training methodologyNPTI realized that effective training programs constitute these elements;- involves participation of the Learner- Aid Understanding- Provide variety to maintain motivation & interest- Suit the capability of the learnerTransnational Training40
41Innovative Initiatives – Information Technology Interface Multimedia CBT connotes use of text, audio & video. The trainee learns in a self-paced interactional environment with the content back & forth making learning faster and retention easier.NPTI has developed more than 55 multimedia CBT packages in the complex areas of- Thermal Boilers Hydro Generation & Equipment- Steam Turbines Transmission & Distribution- Generators Renewable Energy- Gas Turbines Project Management etc.Governing SystemsPower Station Auxiliary equipmentsTransnational Training41
42Established institutes all over the country NPTI is the only institute of its kind in the world with such a wide geographical spread and covering such wide gamut of academic and training programs in Power Sector.NPTI Institutes are strategically located near large Power Plants in order to facilitate the On-Job training and Maintenance practices of Power Stations to our students
43Hot Line Training Centre NPTI has a Hot Line Training Institute located at Bengaluru, one of its kind in Asia. Training is being imparted by utilizing the experimental live lines in the yard consisting from 11 kV to 220 kV erected in the Training Centre’s premises for this purpose.Demonstration of 400 kV Live Line Insulator Washing of Kalwa Sub – Station of Maha Transco Ltd., Bombay
44Hot Line Training Centre An Institute of its kind in one part of the globe which conducts Courses for skill development on Live Line Maintenance using Hot Stick for 11 kV – 220 kV System and Bare Hand Technique for 400 kV SystemDemonstration of 400 kV live line insulator washing of Kalwa Sub – Station of Maha Transco Ltd., Bombay.
45System Operator Certification NPTI’s Power System Training Institute (PSTI) has for the first time in the country conducted Training & Certification of Power System Operators for executives of NLDC, RLDCs and SLDCs. This course equips System Operators with necessary inputs to take up the System Operators Certification Exam.The first Basic level On-Line System Operator Certification exam was conducted in November, 2011 and subsequently in December, 2012 at various centres across India. A total of 506 System Operators were certified against 627 who appeared for the exam.
46System Operator Certification Examination NPTI also for the first time conducted Specialist Level Learning & Development courses for certified Basic Level System Operators in ‘Regulatory Framework in Power Sector’ and ‘Power System Reliability’.The first On-line exam for Specialist level Certification on ‘Regulatory Framework in Power Sector’ was held in March, 2013 for Certified Basic level System Operators at various centres across India and 93 System Operators were certified against 181 who appeared for the exam
47Clientele for Training & CBT NTPCBHELPOWERGRIDWBPDCLRELIANCEENERGYPSEBKPCLOSEBOHPCFACTRSEBMSEBTVNLTHDCIOCLUPSEBMPEBNALCONJPCRRVUNLUPRVUNGEBNLCNHPCUPRVUNLDTLAECoDVCNPCILIFFCONDPLBSEBHSEBHWPPOWERGENAPSEBWBSEBSAILUJVNLTHERMAXTNEBIRCONACCCSEBHINDALJNT Univ. A.PNITRaipurDCE,DelhiG.B.Pant UniversityNIT, DurgapurGMRMEW, KabulSJVNLAvantha Power47
48Publishing of Power Sector related books PFC has selected NPTI as a Resource Training Institute (RTI) for developing Course Material as well as for conducting Training of Trainers Programs and also as Partner Training Institute (PTI) for preparation of Course Material and Conduction of Training programs under R-APDRP Part C Capacity Building Scheme
49Publishing in-house books NPTI has published 9 new books in in addition to its already existing 76 Training Manuals on the following topics:Basics of Electric Power SystemSelected readings on Finance for non-finance ExecutivesOverview of Indian Power Sector – Organizational Set-upCommunication in Power SectorInventory & Stores ManagementSelected readings on General ManagementOverview of Indian Power Sector – Regulatory FrameworkProcurement Procedures and ContractingSelected Readings on Power System Communication
50Initiatives as per CEA Regulations As per CEA’s Gazettee Notification September, 2010, Revised Guidelines and Syllabus have been prescribed for various Power Sector areas and Specializations.NPTI is making an all-out effort to prepare comprehensive Study Material for all areas of Thermal, Gas, Hydro, Transmission, Sub-Transmission & Distribution etc., for usage by the entire Power Sector organizations.
51Creation of NPTI Knowledge Bank NPTI has taken the initiative of creating a Knowledge Bank on its Website. This knowledge Bank has been created to provide study material in all areas of Power Sector viz., Thermal, Gas, Transmission & Distribution, Regulatory, Hydro, Renewables and all other interfaced and miscellaneous areas related to the sector. This helps students to get the entire power sector related information at one single place.
52Daily upload of Power News NPTI has taken the initiative of uploading Power Sector related News appearing in the dailies/media on its Website for ready reference for all every day
53Free Text Books to the Students NPTI Provides 100% Text Books, free of cost through Book Banks, to all students to (about 1000) pursuing 4-year B.Tech. course in Power Engineering and about 240 students pursuing 2-year MBA course in Power Management. Thus, no student pursuing B.Tech. and MBA need to buy any text book, which is being made available free of cost to them through Book Banks.This helps us in improving quality of education and reducing the financial burden on the students studying NPTI courses.
55NPTI’s committed faculty is providing excellent training in the Power Sector, which is the most important sector among various infrastructure sectorsTraining provided by NPTI on Generation Simulators improves Plant Load Factor of Generating UnitsTraining provided by NPTI in the area of Transmission & Distribution helps in increasing availability of Transmission & Distribution System.55
56Training provided by NPTI helps in decrease of Aggregate Technical & Commercial Losses The training provided by NPTI is helping in making available more power to the country and is having a cascading effect in the growth of the GDP and economy of the country56
58Vision Ahead for Innovative Training Practices Three (3) more institutes at Kerala, Shivpuri and Itanagar are being proposed to be established to meet the exigent training requirements of these regionsStarting of two-year full time MBA in Power Management at Bengaluru and Nagpur institutesTo start One and half Year Executive MBA Program in Power ManagementMBA Program in Power Management through Distance LearningThree-Year Part-time MBA Program in Power Management
59Vision Ahead for Innovative Training Practices To start an On-line MBA / PGDM course in Power Management through Distance LearningTo add a 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant Training Simulator the first in a Govt. sectorTo install five (5) more Multifunctional Simulators at our five institutesRenovation & Modernization under the 12th Plan
60To start an On-line MBA / PGDM course in Power Management through Distance Learning It is an innovative idea of NPTI to start an On-line MBA / PGDM course in Power Management through Distance Learning, by making available all study material in video recording mode as well as text format through internet at the doorstep of the students, to be available on demand, at any time and anywhere.
61To add a 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant Training Simulator NPTI is in the process of acquiring a 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant Training Simulator at our Faridabad Institute to provide training based on latest technology in Power Sector. This is going to be the first Super Critical Thermal Simulator in the country owned by a Govt. Utility.
62ConclusionAll the above Innovative initiatives of NPTI shall result in reducing Transmission & Distribution losses, will improve Plant Load Factor of Power Projects and this will make available more power to the countryMore availability of Power will help in improvement of GDP of the countryThis will be a big contribution of NPTI to the Nation
64NPTI was granted ISO 9001:2000 & 14001 Quality Environmental Management System Certifications. NPTI’s conscious commitments were recognized by the National Foundation of Indian Engineers (NAFEN) and their “Best Training and HRD Institute of the Millenium Year Award” was conferred on NPTI by the Hon’ble Minister of Power in 2000.NPTI was conferred with the “ISTD National Award for Best HRD Practices: Second Best Organization” in a National Competition.“Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial National Award 2002” for Excellence in Energy Conservation was conferred on NPTI by the International Greenland Society, Hyderabad during
65NPTI was conferred upon “Mother Teresa Memorial National Gold Award 2003” for the best Educational Institution in the country by the MSBR Educational Society, Hyderabad.NPTI was conferred with award for “Institutional Building” for the year by the World HRD Congress, Mumbai.NPTI was conferred the 2nd Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2011 for “Excellence in Training” for the year by the World HRD Congress, under the category Employer Branding Awards at Singapore.NPTI was conferred the award for “Best Learning and Development Strategy” for the year by the World HRD Congress, under the category shine.com HR Leadership Awards.
66NPTI was conferred 4th India Power Awards 2011 instituted by Council of Power Utilities for “Excellent Work in Imparting Training to Power Engineers”.NPTI was conferred the 3rd Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2012 for “Excellence in Training” for the year by the World HRD Congress, under the category Employer Branding Awards at Singapore.
67Excellence AwardNPTI has been conferred the 4th Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2013 for “Excellence in Training”. 4th Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2013 were hosted by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group and endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses and presented in a glittering ceremony at Singapore on 31st July, 2013.