Last updated on: 13-03-2014

Role and functions

·   The institute is the focal point of training activities for technical cadre within the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt. of India and is responsible for identification of suitable training programmes, regulation of nominations of trainees and preparation of the Annual Training Calendar.

·     Training needs of Indian Telecommunication Service (ITS) Group "A" and Group "B" officers: NTIPRIT conducts induction training of ITS probationers. After recruitment through UPSC Engineering Service Examination the officers undergo a year of professional training at NTI. At NTI, they are trained in Telecom technologies, Telecom Enforcement & Resource monitoring, Licensing, Standards development and other office procedures. In between the classroom training schedules, the officers are deputed for on job field training.

·    Regular In-service Training for Group "A" and Group "B" Officers: NTIPRIT regularly organizes In-service trainings, workshop, conference etc. for serving Group "A" and Group "B" Officers on contemporary needs. Such regular trainings aim to sharpen the skill of officers in their core area of work.

 Other scope of work and activities

·         Extend training support to intelligence agencies & Law enforcing agencies on advancements in telecom & ICT

·         Commission in house Studies and Outsourced studies for specific areas of concern such as impact of policy implementations, economic and environmental benefits of technology, technology forecasts, security aspects etc.

·         Promoting fundamental research in telecom sector through funding to and collaboration with educational institutions.

·         To have joint collaboration with other institutions/research labs, in India and abroad.

·         To harness the full potential of expertise available with existing universities, colleges, laboratories and institutions in India or abroad in order to network and complement infrastructural and faculty resources. The institute can make available its live telecom labs such as NGN/IPv6 etc. to research scholars enrolled with various central universities for their research work. It is worth noting that presently such labs may not be available with any academic institute engaged in research.

·         To have joint collaboration with Telecom Technology management & security Authorities in India and other parts of World.

·         Study of international best practices in telecom security and be a think tank for working out India specific models & technical solutions for countering misuse of telecom in terrorism.

·         To actively participate/contribute in all spheres of telecom technology with similar other International organizations.

·         To carry out the coordination role for synergizing the efforts made by various public and private bodies engaged in telecom & ICT research and innovation.

·         Facilitate development of core competence in telecom IPRs and facilitating government in decision making.

·         Promoting green technologies in Telecom.

·         Policy research for providing inputs to DoT and other ministries in areas concerning telecom.

·         To undertake application research for sustainable growth of Indian Telecom.

·         To carry out consultancy/project works from industry, academic institutions and government organizations within India and abroad in all matters concerning telecom technology planning and management.

·         To publish research/white papers and reports on research/analysis undertaken.

·         Issue consultation papers to consolidate the views of different stakeholders and give recommendations to government bodies.

·         To provide a platform for encouraging cross industry cooperation and information sharing.