National Cold Chain & Vaccine
Management Training Centre, Pune, a part of office of
Deputy Director of Health Services, Pune , was established in 1983,
under the guidance of Govt. of India with technical & financial
assistance of UNICEF. The centre has been supporting Central
Government in capacity building activities of Cold
Chain Management. Since then this centre has been conducting
training for technicians and officers of the States of India on
Cold Chain equipment repair and maintenance at the request of
Government of India and with UNICEF support.
In the year 2006 as requested by Government of
India this center was revived by UNICEF through generous support
from NIPI for Cold Chain training and to provide technical support
to State and Central Government on Cold Chain Management. Though
this is a State Training Center it has been supporting and
providing services of a National Training Center for more than two
decades. National Cold Chain Training Center, Pune is a unique
national training centre in India.
Structure of the NCCVMTC:
- The Training Center is headed by Deputy Director of Health
Services (Transport). The training centre has following
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Training Center also hires freelance facilitators based on the
requirement of various training courses. The center has essential
infrastructure including advanced tools required for providing on
job training on Cold Chain repair and maintenance.
Salary of the staff is borne by the Government
of Maharashtra and all training related fund is provided by UNICEF
keeping Government of India in the loop. Since Jan 2007 with fund
utilization rate is more than 89%. The center has conducted cold
chain training programmes in more than 30 States including Union
Achievement of the Training Center:
As of today NCCVMTC has trained more than 450
Cold Chain Technicians and Cold chain Officers of 30 States
including Union Territories through 30 batches. Following is the
list of courses:
- Induction Training of Refrigerator Technicians.
- On job training on repair of NON-CFC (Chloro-Floro-Carbon) Ice
lined Refrigerator and Deep Freezer. This course includes practical
on using advanced Locking Technology.
- TOT (Training of Trainers) for on job training on Solid State 1
KVA voltage stabilizer repair maintenance.
- TOT (Training of Trainers) for on job training on Servo
Controlled 10 KVA voltage stabilizer repair maintenance.
- On job training on Solar Refrigerator installation, maintenance
In future National Cold Chain Training Centre,
Pune will become Collaborative Training Centre of National
Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.