Government of India
Central Public Works Department
National CPWD Academy
About Academy


National CPWD Academy (erstwhile CPWD Training Institute) is a Training Institute of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) which primarily focuses on the training needs of Group ‘A’ officers of CPWD. Originally a training cell was set up in New Delhi in year 1965 for foundation training of Group ‘A’ officers. This training cell was developed into a full-fledged Training Institute at Ghaziabad which started functioning in 1995. The CPWD training Institute was renamed as National CPWD Academy in the year 2016.


The National CPWD Academy looks after the training needs of Engineers, Architects, Horticulturists all across the country. The main academy is located at Kamla Nehru Nagar, Hapur Road, Ghaziabad (U.P.). Regional Training Institutes are located in the four metros i.e. New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The National CPWD Academy is located in a lush green, serene, salubrious and pollution free environment spread over 30 acres of land in Kamla Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad nearly 6 km. from Ghaziabad Railway Station, 30 km. from New Delhi Railway Station and about 50 kms from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.


The academy imparts training/refresher courses in all the aspects of public works. The academy conducts training programs, workshops, brain-storming sessions, seminars etc. to upgrade the techno-managerial skills of CPWD officers as well as officers of other Central Government Departments, State Governments and PSUs etc. The training programs are conducted in diverse streams such as Civil Engineering, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, IT Applications and Management Techniques. A number of new courses on Green Buildings, their rating system and certification, energy efficient buildings, conservation of heritage buildings etc. have been introduced to cater to the current changing construction scenario.


• To train each and every employee from his induction into the department till the end of his career with an endeavour to ensure that the employees get a chance to participate in a properly structured training process to realize their full potential.
• To ensure that the officers are kept abreast with the changing technological scenario through refresher training courses to update their knowledge base towards emerging technologies & innovative materials.
• Enable CPWD management to implement and execute it’s Human Resources strategic objectives.
• Develop skills and competence in the workplace.

Other Accolades

Centre of Excellence for Green Building Construction

The Academy has achieved the distinction of being declared as “Centre of Excellence” by MNRE for promoting Green Building Construction.

National Resource Institute for participation in NPCBEERM

The Academy has been enlisted by MHA as National Resource Institute to participate in NPCBEERM (National Programme for capacity building of Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management).

National Resource Institute for Capacity Building under “Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan”

National CPWD Academy has also been declared National Resource Institute for Capacity building in Access Audit under “Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan” by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

Regional Training Institutes (RTIs)

To cater the training needs of Group B & C officials of the department, four Regional Training Institutes are functioning at following locations:

1. Northern Region - R.K.Puram, New Delhi.
2. Western Region - New Marine Lines, Mumbai.
3. Eastern Region - Salt Lake City, Kolkata.
4. Southern Region - Besant Nagar, Chennai.

These institutes conduct training courses for Group B & C officials. Workers Training Centres at above locations are also part of Regional Training Institutes. Workers Training Centres impart skill improvement training to workers in various trades like mason, carpenter, plumber, mali, electrician, wireman etc. (erstwhile Group D staff). The skill development courses for workers are also conducted in association with Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC). After completion of the training, certification of the workers is also done through IGNOU.