(SR) is having the state of the art infrastructure needed for
the Training Institute. The infrastructure is continuously updated.
The Institute is having spacious classrooms, 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
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 through V SAT connectivity.
provide hands on practical training the Institute is having workshop
and laboratories with various gadgets and tools and plants.
The 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.
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
Institute’s electronics Lab. is mainly devoted for conducting
study of microprocessors and carrying out experiments for various
controls. Digital Electronics kits for conducting the complete
study of digital electronics is available.
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 3 blocks
of Hostels where about 150 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 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.