National Skill Trainers Institute (NSTI) , Dehra Dun was established in 1982 by then Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET), Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, New Delhi to cater the needs of industries in the Northern India in the field of Electronics and Process Instrumentation. NSTI Dehradun is now under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, a newly created ministry by Government of India to focus more on vocational training, skill development and entrepreneurship.

This institute is entrusted with the mission of producing systematically trained Craft Instructors to meet the huge demand of various Industrial Training Institutions in our country under Craft Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) in four trades namely Electrician & wireman, Electronics Mechanic, Computer Hardware & Network Maintenance (CHNM) and Computer Software Applications (CSA), and has been upgraded as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) under the World Bank assisted VTIP to train the ITI instructors under IT Sector.

The Institute also imparting training and updating the skills of Engineers / Supervisors / Technicians / Executives/ Industrial Personnel & Faculties of educational institutions through courses of short duration conducted in modules and Tailor Made Courses as per the specific needs of Industries / Govt Est. / PSUs / Technical Institutions.

The Institute also conducts summer/practical/industrial training for the graduating B.Tech, M.Sc (Electronics), B.Sc (IT), M.Sc (IT) and Diploma Students The courses are conducted for skill upgradation through intensive skill oriented training by using the latest version of equipment and machinery used in industry. This institute has the state of art infrastructure in 4 trades apart from highly qualified, well experienced trained and highly motivated training faculty to provide training comparable to any international standards in Vocational Training. The emphasis of training is to develop clear concepts and upgrade the skills. This Institute recently awarded ISO 29990:2010 certificates for its excellent infrastructure and training methodology.

It is situated on a sprawling 17 acres land with well designed workshops / laboratories equipped with latest machineries and training gadgets as par latest trends in Industries. Canteen and Hostel facilities with modern amenities' are also available in this institute.

NSTI is easily accessible as it is located at Green Park, Niranjanpur, Dehradun nearer to main sabji mandi, Dehradun in eco friendly atmosphere. This Institute is about 25 Km from Dehradun Airport and 5km from Dehradun Railway Station and 2km from ISBT, Dehradun. The nearest land mark is, opposite to main sabji mandi.Auto/Vikram (Route No-5)/Auto Rikshaw is available from Railway station and ISBT Bus Stand for reaching up to Green Park.