Central Training Institute

Central Training Institute (C.T.I.) is the back bone of the Home Guards & Civil Defence Organisation. This institute, in the very inception was temporarily established on a site allotted by Toluvi village in the year 1988. Later it was shifted to a permanent site (present Campus) in the year 1993, it occupied an area of 66 Bighas (9, 50,400 Sq.fts.) bounded by Toluvi village on the South, R.B. Hindi college and Agape college on the North, Dobagaon on the East and Purana bazar“B” on the West. This Institute is 3 KM away from the main City Dimapur (Purana Bazar). This Institute conduct various levels of trainings on and Basic Home Guards training, Civil Defence and Disaster Management training.

The Nagaland State government has declared C.T.I. the nodal training centre for Disaster Management. This Institute has a number of qualified officers and Instructors who has undergone various training on CD & DM at the following Institutions, NCDC Nagpur, CTI Bangalore, CTC. CRPF Coimbatore T.N., NIDM New Delhi, NISA Hyderabad, NEPA Shillong etc.

This Institution conducts CD subjects and DM awareness training to various levels of participants; Schools and Colleges, Govt. employees and District Administration, GBs. & Village Councils, NGOs, Women Societies, NCC, Scout & Guides etc. Apart from the normal training scheduled, TOT on Disaster Management training was conducted to all ‘A’ Companies of IR (NAP)(BNs), DEF personnel from all districts and Village Guards from Tuensang district were successfully trained as “State Disaster Response Force” during the year 2011 to 2014 Sponsored by Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority Govt. of Nagaland. Times to time Mock Exercise were also conducted at various Schools & Colleges.

The objective of the training is to enhance knowledge and create awareness on Disaster Management among civil servants and public. To help spread knowledge thus acquired through the Departments or group of people to all Government set-ups, Educational Institutions, NGO’s and Civil Societies.To let different stake holders to learn and realize how to react and manage a disaster situation in a proper and co-ordinated manner so that maximum number of lives are saved and minimum damage is caused when disasteroccurs by training Volunteers in the protection of life and public properties during man-made or natural calamities.


The Home Guards are given the following types of training;

  1. Basic
  2. Re-refresher
  3. Advanced
  4. Leadership and
  5. Civil Defence Training.

Basic Training : Course duration – 60 days (2 months)

Subjects covered :
  1. Physical Training (P.T.)
  2. Foot Drill
  3. Arms Drill
  4. Cane Drill
  5. Firing
  6. Police Duty (Law & Order)
  7. Civil Defence subjects
  8. Traffic Control
  9. Medical ( First-Aid)
  10. Disaster Management

Home Guards, as a voluntary citizen force play an auxiliary role to the Police and to the district Administrative in maintenance of internal security, assist and relieve the civil police in Static guard duties, traffic control, patrolling etc. Home Guards also assist the District Disaster Management Authority at various categories DM trainings. Home Guards are physically on voluntary basis and are normally paid on daily wages.

TOT on Disaster Management training : Course Duration: 30 days (1 month)

Training cover subjects:
  1. Medical First Responder (MFR)
  2. Collapsed Structure Search & Rescue (CSSR)
  3. Fire Fighting
  4. Ropes Rescue
  5. Dignified Management of Dead Bodies

Course Purpose & Objective : To provide the participants/ trainees the knowledge and skills needed to render aid on – site to sick or injured persons, stabilize their conditions and prepare them for transport to a medical facility.

Course Methodology.

The course methodology is highly participatory and allows constant interaction between the Instructor and participants, participants will be required to gain some background knowledge as well as acquire manual skills.

Subjects covered:
1. Emergency Medical System (EMS)
and Medical First Responder (MFR)
2. The Incident
3. Infectious Disease & Precautions.
4. Anatomical Reference.
5. Patient Assessment.
6. Basic Life Support (BLS) & Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
7. Oxygen Therapy.
8. Haemorrhage & Shock.
9. Soft Tissue Injuries.
10. Musculoskeletal Injury.
11. Skull, Spinal & Chest Injuries.
12. Burns & Environmental Emergencies.
13. Poisoning/ Bites & Stings.
14. Medical Emergencies.
15. Child Birth.
16. Lifting & Moving Patients.
17. Multiple Casualty Incidents & Triage, etc.


Course Purpose & Objective : To train the participants in rescue techniques and methods necessary for searching, locating, stabilising and extricating victims trapped in collapsed structure, using the safest and most appropriate procedures for rescuer as well as the victims.

Subjects covered:
1. Organising and Starting CSSR Operation.
2. Construction Materials, Structures &Damaged Types.
3. Operational Safety.
4. Search & Locating Techniques.
5. Tools, Equipments & Accessories (TEA)
6. Rescue Strategies & Techniques.
7. Lifting & Stabilising the Loads.
8. Ladder rescue
9. Shoring methods.

1. Knotting & Lashing.
2. Rope Rescue Techniques.
3. Rescue from Height.
4. Rope Handling Techniques

1. Chemistry of Fire/ Combustion.
2. Fire behaviour & Classifications of Fire.
3. Chemical Extinguisher

1. Dignified Management of Dead Bodies
2. Infectious Disease Risk
3. Identification of Dead Bodies
4. Disposal of Dead Bodies and Long-Term Storage.
5. Pre -Hospital Treatment
6. Structural Triage & INSARAG marking System.