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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
31-August-2012 16:24 IST
National Institute of Water Sports

           

National Institute of Water Sports (NIWS) conducts both on-campus and off-campus training courses. During the period from 2009-10 till now, such courses have been conducted at Goa, Maharashtra (Lavasa-Pune), Durshet, Aamby Valley- Pune, Tapola), Andaman & Nicobar, Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal), J&K (Jammu), Uttaranchal (Nainital), Delhi, Pudicherry, Darjeeling, Karnataka (Kushal Nagar) and in Kerala (Calicut & Thiruvananthapuram).

 

            Expenditure incurred on conducting the courses is as below:

 

Sr. No.

Year

Expenditure (Rs.)

1

2009-10

523055

2

2010-11

545457

3

2011-12

731216

4

From April 2012

230075 (Approx.)

 

Total number of courses conducted by the Institute (NIWS) and number of persons trained therein during each of the last three years and the current years as follows:-

 

Sr.

No.

Year

Number of courses conducted

Number of trainees

1.

2009-10

26

636

2.

2010-11

38

869

3.

2011-12

43

1026

4.

From April 2012 till now

19

330

 

            Scheduling of out-station courses are done on the basis of requests received from the sponsoring agency. Specific to Maharashtra, during May-June 2012, Institute has conducted 04 courses each in Life Saving Techniques & Powerboat Handling-Tiller at Tapola (Mahabaleshwar). Few more courses are being scheduled on receding of the Monsoon. The request for few courses at Malwan region is also being finalized.

 

This information was given by the Minister for Tourism, Shri Subodh Kant Sahai    in a written reply to Shri Suresh Kalmadi    in Lok Sabha today.

 

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