Geological Survey of India Training Institute Gets NABET Accreditation

Geological Survey of India Training Institute Gets NABET Accreditation

The Geological Survey of India Training Institute (GSITI) has been awarded with the accreditation by the National Accreditation Board of Education and Training (NABET).

GSITI functions under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. The award has been given to the GSITI for the yeomen services it has rendered and high standards it has maintained in the field of earth science training.

The team from Capacity Building Commission (CBC), NABET and Quality Control of India conducted the on-site assessment and awarded the Certificate of Accreditation with the grading of Athi Uttam.

The assessment was made on the basis of the inspection of all standard operating procedures and methodologies followed by the institute in different levels.

Established in 1976, Hyderabad headquatered GSITI has six Regional Training Divisions (RTD) located at Hyderabad, Nagpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata and Shillong.

GSITI has four Field Training Centers (FTCs) established at Chitradurga (Karnataka), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Zawar (Rajasthan) and Kuju (Jharkhand).

Thus, GSITI is a national training facility that provides training and capacity building to multiple stakeholders including Central and State Departments, PSUs (MECL, ONGC, OIL, NMDC), national academic institutions (IITs, Central Universities and Colleges) and colleges.

The institute regularly conducts courses on remote sensing under NNRMS Programme sponsored by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).