NPTI (SR) is having the state of the art infrastructure
needed for the Training Institute. The infrastructure is continuously
The Institute is having spacious classrooms including FOUR Air
Conditioned class rooms which can accommodate from 20 to 60 participants.
The classrooms are designed and provided with furniture and seating
arrangement to make the trainees comfortable while attending
the lectures. All the classrooms are provided with modern audiovisual
amenities such as LCD projection system etc.
Institute is having a completely wood paneled fully air conditioned
well furnished conference hall for conducting meetings and
short term training programs for higher echelons of the industry.
The conference hall can accommodate 30 participants.
Institute is also having fully air-conditioned Auditorium
with seating capacity of 100. The Auditorium is having a
stage for conducting the events and attached green rooms.
Audio systems are also available.
the inception of the Institute, greater importance is given
to the development of the Institute Library. The Library
is mainly devoted for technical books related to power industry.
The Library is having more than 5000 numbers of technical
books. In addition more than 70 O&M manuals of different
Power stations are also available. The Institute Library
subscribes for about 20 Indian and Foreign technical journals.
The back issues of the Technical Journals of the past three
decades are neatly preserved for reference. The Library is
also having computerized catalogue.
is essential in any training program to achieve the necessary
impact, the training has to be supported by Audiovisuals.
NPTI (SR) is always giving importance for the extensive use
of Audiovisuals in the training programs and the type of
audiovisual are updated with the various developments. The
use of transparency followed by slides is now been replaced
with compact disk. The institute is having a good number
of 16-mm films and video films on various topics. The institute
also owns the complete set of audiovisual packages (slide
tape) developed by BHEL on Power Boilers. As a latest addition
the Institute is having more than 30 in house developed computer
based training packages. These CBTs are used as self-learning
training kits to augment the formal training imparted.
Institute’s computer centre is having 40 personnel
computers with multimedia facilities. A number of application
oriented training software are also available especially
for conducting power system training. The participants of
various training programs, for using the self-learning CBT
packages, use computer Lab. The institute is also having
Internet facility to all terminals through high speed Broad
band connectivity & LAN.
provide hands on practical training the Institute is having
workshop and laboratories with various gadgets and tools
Mechanical Workshop provides facility for conducting training
program on maintenance of valves and pumps as well bearings
and shaft alignment. Various types of Pumps, Valves of different
sizes, cut sections of difference types of Valves, test rigs,
lapping tools, Hydraulic testing equipment, oil baths, induction
heating equipment, kurtosis meter, bearing pullers, vibration
analyzer, laser alignment kit and all types of tools are
available. To support the mechanical Workshop there is a
machine tool shop having lathes, drilling machine, milling
machine, cutters etc. and two numbers of reciprocating compressors.
ELECTRICAL SHOPS AND LABS.
is used for providing hands on practical training on maintenance
of motors, transformers, switchgears, relays, and batteries.
Various types of motors, transformers, switchgears, both
newly purchased, used ones obtained from power stations are
available for both demonstration as well maintenance by the
participants. All necessary meters, instruments, testing
kids, tools etc. necessary for maintenance of electrical
installations are also available.
A major attraction in the Electrical laboratory is the Numerical
Relay testing facility where Motor, Generator, Transformer and
Transmission line protection tests can be conducted.
available for testing and calibration of valves, pressure
gauges and thermocouples. Electric and pneumatic transmitters
are available for demonstration and conducting practical
training. Also actuators of both electrical and pneumatic
type available. This lab also has various instruments required
for conducting energy audit test in Thermal Power Plant.
AUTO CONTOL LAB.
Control is a fast developing area and a vital part of any
process industry and this is the area where many needs training.
To provide facility for that the Institute Auto Control Lab.
is provided with state of the art Auto Control loops. PC
based digital system, control simulator etc. The trainees
are given practical training in calibration and tuning of
various control loops both electronic and pneumatic.
Neyveli is an industrial township and not much of private
accommodation is available the Institute tries to provide
accommodation for all the participants attending the various
training programs in the Institute’s hostel. The Institute
is having 4 blocks of Hostels including an Executive Hostel
where about 200 persons can be accommodated. Facilities are
also available for accommodating the women trainees. There
are both single and double bedrooms. Few rooms are also having
attached bath facilities. The hostel rooms are furnished
with cot, table, chair, cupboard, fan etc. The hostel is
also having hygienic multi cuisine mess to cater the inmates
of the hostel.
The Executive Hostel is the latest addition with 32 double bedded
bath attached spacious rooms provided with premium furniture
for accommodating serving executives when deputed for training.
the trainees staying in the campus to spend their off time
the Institute provides number of recreation facilities both
indoor and outdoor. There is an exclusive recreation building
containing table tennis, carom etc. Playgrounds are available
for Volleyball cricket etc. Each hostel block is provided
with television with cable connection. A good number of newspapers
and magazines are also procured for the hostels.