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Mr. Sudheeshna Babu
SPM National Institute of Water Sports
Allied Member

Sundial Apartment, A.S. Road, Altinho, Panjim ,Goa 403001
Ph - +91-832-2436550
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We Specialize In

Only Institute at present for Training, Certification & Licensing for handling/operating all types of Watercrafts used for recreation purposes in the country; Research& Consultancy in Tourism, Watersports and allied subjects; Framing & updating safety norms and standards for leisure watersports; Safety auditing and inspection of the boat-clubs and watercafts; Assisting the Govt. Agencies to Frame Policies & Standards; Leisure Watersports Promotion. Further, started MBA (T&TM) program in July 2017.

About SPM National Institute of Water Sports

The Institute has been established in 1990 as an apex body under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, and since 2004, functions as 'A Centre under Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM)'. It is governed by a Board of Governors, chaired by Hon. Union Minister for Tourism and, shall be responsible for the organization, general superintendence, direction and control of the activities of the Institute.

More than 26 courses covering a gamut of leisure watersporting events are being undertaken at present. In addition to the general public, the officials from the Govt. and corporate world undergo different training courses. Tailor-made courses are also developed in line with specific training outcome for the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, BSF, Central Govt. Employees and various State Govts. and Tourism Development Corporations. Safety auditing of the boat-clubs, watercrafts and SCUBA Dive Centers are also undertaken to reinforce the compliance of the standards.