MAHARASHTRA JEEVAN PRADHIKARAN
RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTRE, NASHIKROAD
Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP) is Govt. of Maharashtra’s undertaking entrusted with responsibility of planning and implementing water supply and sewerage projects in the state. MJP created Nashik Research & Training Centre (NRTC) in the year 1984 from the funds available under Maharashtra water supply and sewerage project, taken up by the Govt. then, with World Bank assistance. The main objective in creating NRTC was to impart training to Engineers, Supervisors and Operators working for management and operation & maintenance of water supply and sewerage systems. The actual training activity at NRTC was started in 1985 with thrust on technical training and gradually grew into recognized institution by the nineties.
NRTC after its establishment has various associations with many National and International Organizations. NRTC previously associated with IRC Training centre Netherland, ODA, IDA, TTZ Germany for various training programmes like Sustainable development in Water supply system, Object Oriented Project Planning, Ecological Sanitation, etc. Ecosan capacity development training programme was international programme, for which participants from Germany, Singapore, China, Bangladesh, etc had participated.
NRTC has organized training programs for Urban Local Bodies on Water and Energy Audit of their water supply schemes. It has benefitted almost 225 Municipal Councils and Municipal Corporations.
Also in association with Govt. of Maharashtra and UNICEF, NRTC has organized capacity development training program for various Govt. organization’s officers.