Training from NPTI for power sector employees
Training for power sector employees
While answering to a question in Parliament, the Minister of State for Power Shri Jyotiraditya M.Scindia said that three proposals were received for establishment of new units of National Power Training Institute (NPTI) at Alappuzha, Kerala; Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh; and Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The proposal for establishment of new unit of NPTI at Alappuzha, Kerala has been approved. Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has notified “CEA (Measures relating to Safety and Electric Supply) Regulation, 2010” which, inter-alia, have provision for mandatory training for personnel engaged in Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the Generation, Transmission and Distribution Systems of Electricity. The regulation also stipulate that every owner of Generating Station, Transmission System and Distribution System shall arrange training of personnel engaged in O&M in their own Institutes or any other Institute recognized by the Central Government or State Government.