Nurturing Quality Printing Professionals

Maharashtra MudranParishad (MMP), a 60-year-old apex body of printers’ associations in the state, runs Institute of Printing Technology & Research (IPTR) under a firm objective to add value to the country’s graphic art and printing industry. PAMEX ShowDaily updates on the latest of this institute.

Located in Panvel, approximately 60 km from Mumbai city, IPTR is one of the premier printing education and training institutes in Maharashtra. This institute was incepted with a vision to coordinate, motivate, innovate, improve, expand and elevate the country’s graphic art and printing industry. Location of the institute is so strategic that students from different cities and towns like Pune, Aurangabad, Nasik, Satara, Kolhapur, Sangli and others can easily access it. Students at IPTR are nurtured with quality education through personalised training programmes.

Salient features

IPTR is run by an association of industrialists; the institute’s classroom programmes are designed with relative trainings for value addition to professionalism. Eminent industry professionals visit the institute as guest lecturers on regular intervals. Industrial plant visits are very much a part of the curriculums of the courses IPTR offers. The faculty members of the institute are endowed with vast industry-based experience.

Courses available

IPTR currently offers degree and short-term courses in printing technology, approved by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The short-term courses are designed to enhance skills of working professionals and technicians.

BE programme: Bachelor of Engineering in Printing Technology of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a four-year degree course of eight semesters designed to nurture professionals in the printing, packaging and machine manufacturing segments.

Diploma cours