National Power Training Institute (NPTI), an ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 is a leading Training
Institute under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India for Human Resources Development
in Power Sector with its Corporate Office in Faridabad and providing its dedicated
services for more than 50 years. NPTI has trained over 2,75,000 power professionals
in its regular programs over the past five decades. NPTI is among the world’s leading
integrated power training institutes and the only institute of its kind with a wide
geographic spread in India, and covering the entire gamut of training programs.
To be the Global Centre of Excellence for Training and Skill Development in Power
and Energy Sectors.
Enhancing human and organizational excellence in Power and Energy sectors by blending
frontier clean energy technologies to achieve economy and energy security.
To leverage its core competency of intellectual capital for catering to the growing
needs of Power and Energy sectors.
Detailed Comprehensive Objectives
To enhance existing skill sets in upcoming technologies to prepare efficient manpower
and maximize employment opportunities.
To align the programs with the Ministry of Power’s objectives and emerging National
Electricity Plan for 2017-22 & 2022-27.
To bring about complete awareness to personnel in the power sector about MoP initiatives
such as DDUGJY, IPDS, UDAY, 24x7 Power for All etc.
To conduct Skill development Programs in all areas of Generation, Transmission,
Distribution, Equipment Manufacturing and Power Trading including Renewable Energy
Sources, to achieve the Ministry of Power’s target of training and skill development
To support Country’s Smart City Program, Rural development through Training Programs
on Smart Grid, Decentralized Generation & Distribution, Demand Side Management (DSM),
Peak Load Management with upcoming Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, etc.
To conduct Programs on Policy & Regulatory Framework, Commercial Aspects, Energy
Conservation and Energy Efficiency, Power Markets, Availability Based Tariff & Concept
of Deviation Settlement Mechanism, Open Access in Power Sector etc.
NPTI proposes to conduct Skill development Programs in all areas of Renewable Energy
Sources, Smart Grid, Smart Village development, Decentralized Generation & Distribution,
Programs on Regulatory Framework & Commercial Aspects, Demand Side Management &
Energy Efficiency, Power Markets etc. to achieve the Ministry of Power’s target
of training Seven (7) lakhs Manpower in the Skill development and other associated
The Programs would aim at developing the skill sets of Fresh personnel thereby improving
their employability and refining / improving the skills of practicing Engineers,
Diploma Engineers & Technicians, Consultants, Entrepreneurs and Faculty of Academic
Institutions through Training-of-Trainers programs etc.
Solar PV, Solar Roof Top, Solar Building Integrated (SBIPV) PV, Solar Thermal Technologies
including Project Planning, Execution & Certification comprehensively including
Resource assessment, Site selection, Shadow analysis, Load Calculation and Analysis,
Procedures, permission & approvals, module mounting structures, Inverters, Cables,
DC & AC Junction boxes, Lightning Arresters, Surge Protection, Fault Analysis, Earthing,
O&M, Inspection, Testing & Commissioning, DPR preparations, Financial Modelling,
commercial and financial aspects etc.
Introduction to Wind Energy technology, Government policies and supportive schemes,
Wind Resource Assessment Techniques, Wind flow modeling, Wind data analysis, Overview
of Wind Turbine Design & Foundations, Grid integration, O&M aspects of wind farms
Introduction to biomass to energy – biofuels, Present status of biomass based energy
in India, Biomass Resources, Technologies, Basics of Gasification and types of Gasifiers,
Sizing/Selection of Gasifiers, Technology and process overview, Successful Project
Examples, Issues and challenges
Conducting comprehensive training programs for Small Hydro Power development and
develop the required operation, maintenance & commissioning skills at all levels
such as for engineers, technicians etc.
Develop smart villages by developing Solar parks in villages, which would not only
generate revenue but also develop self-reliant economies including industries at
village level bringing urban amenities to rural areas retaining the soul of the
Conducting Training Programs for strengthening Urban Centers infrastructure.
Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) and Micro-grid smart projects (solar,
mini & micro hydel etc.) in remote areas & villages to not only make them self-sufficient
but also promote the concept of Green Energy etc. and increase local employability
All Renewable Energy Modules to be equipped with integrated smart grid control to
avoid least excursions at the point of connectivity.
Bringing about complete awareness to personnel in the power sector about MoP initiatives
such as DDUGJY, IPDS, UDAY, 24x7 Power to All Schemes etc.
Programs on DSM & Energy Efficiency may be regularly announced and conducted for
maximum awareness. Retailer programs for awareness in energy efficient equipments
and Energy Conservation techniques for street lighting including automated switching
on-off LEDs, Energy Efficient agriculture pump sets etc. in association with BEE
Awareness Programs on Climate change, carbon credits & Global warming issues.
Courses on “Regulatory Framework & Commercial Aspects” of Indian Power Sector aggressively
through Distance learning Mode educating all Utilities personnel at their doorstep
through e-learning Modules & Assignments for greater understanding of Regulatory
& Commercial concepts like Tariff calculations, MYT Framework, Trading etc. thereby
improving the pace & effectiveness of Power sector reforms at large.
The addition of 175 GW of renewable generation capacity by 2022 would require improving
the System Operators skill-sets for planning, operating, maintaining and governing
the power systems. NPTI would conduct Capacity building Programs for POSOCO - SLDCs,
RLDCs and others associated to manage green energy corridors effectively. Also,
all associated functions of Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMC) such as forecasting,
Scheduling, balancing Renewable Energy resources and supporting the national grid
Programs on Power Market Transactions focusing on the Concept of Power Trading,
Power Exchange mechanism in India, Availability Based Tariff & Concept of Deviation
Settlement Mechanism, Open Access in Power Sector etc.
The 24x7 Power for All, scheme of the Govt. of India would need intensive capsule
courses for capacity building of personnel in the areas of Generation, Transmission
& Distribution including various commercial aspects. This is to be taken up with
all the State Utilities which have signed MoU with Ministry of Power under UDAY.
Entering into proper understanding / agreements etc., and interfacing with Power
Sector Skill Council (PSSC) to carry on the mission of Skill development training
activities and certifying personnel for their appropriate employment in various
areas of power sector and other areas as well.
Conducting Training Programs for State Distribution Utilities on Smart Meters, AMI
and associated infrastructure, Peak Load Management, Demand response and Outage
Programs on Smart Grid highlighting the Concept, Understanding of Intelligent Power
System, Achievements & Challenges. The Program would also focus on the need of Smart
Grid in Indian context.
The recent significant progress between the South Asian countries on moving towards
expanded regional energy cooperation should be exploited to harness programs and
NPTI proposes to conduct programs under USAID and for the SAARC countries in several
areas of power sector as well as for others.
Creating academic-industry interface short modular programs to effectively bridge
the education-industry gaps for students passing out from Engineering, Diploma &
Delivering course modules & training in Supercritical technology to all GENCos using
Identify Knowledge Partners for Creating a Global Pool of competent experts in various
areas of specializations to maximize connectivity and contribute to the concept
of “Train in India”.
Collaborating with reputed Institutions & Industries like IIT/IIM/ASCI/TERI/Nord
Pool to be abreast of latest technological & managerial improvements of the industry.
Create an authenticated institute-industry feedback interactive portal.
Developing subject specialists in various areas and increasing internal Core Competence
of NPTI through Training of Trainers programs.