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The National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Kolkata was established by the Indian Ministry of Education with the mandate to improve the quality of technical education in general and to undertake research in all branches of engineering and technology in particular. It undertakes activities such as training of technical teachers, design and development of curriculum, learning resources (including multi-media), delivery systems for distance education, and conducting professional skill development programmes. The institute also conducts three M.Tech degree courses.
NITTTR, Kolkata envisions to be the lead resource institute for promoting excellence in technical education, management education and vocational education & training system.
Its mission is as follows:
-To introduce emerging scientific technologies for development of effective teaching-learning systems in technical education.
-To increase the outreach of training by adopting flexible & open learning technology.
-To integrate the World of Work with the technical education system.
-To Assist policy makers as a think tank in formulating TVET strategies.
-To offer extension services and consultancy appropriate to TVET system, in collaboration with industry and community partnership.
-To develop and introduce Quality Management System.
-To share experience and collaborate with national and international agencies involved in technical education for mutual benefits.
-To undertake research in different areas of TVET system.