The Institute has a sanctioned Staff strength of 99 of which 81 were in position as on 1st January 2013. Human Resources of the Institute can be broadly divided into two categories on the basis of the work they are engaged in, viz., Work relating to imparting of Training and Work relating to Administration.
The Faculty (The Staff Engaged in Imparting Training)
ISTM has a sanctioned strength of 28+1 faculty members, drawn from various Central Services. Dedicated officers with excellent training and research skills are selected through a well-designed selection process. They bring with them varied and enriched experience from Government Ministries / Department. The faculty members further develop their training skills by undergoing specific Training of Trainers Courses, like, Direct Trainer Skills (DTS) and Design of Training (DOT) Courses. Faculty members achieve excellence in training, research & consultancy by continuously improving their subject content and training skills. They are also nominated for training in leading institutes in India as well as abroad.
ISTM also draws from the expertise of experienced / practicing administrators, University Professors, experts and trainers as guest faculty.
The Institute is located in the erstwhile JNU (Old) Campus, opposite Sector-3, R.K. Puram, on the outer Ring Road adjoining Munirka. The Institute and its Hostel is housed in four different blocks, viz. Administrative Block, Hexagon (Seminar Halls) Complex, Library Building, and Hostel Block.
The Administrative office of the Institute and the Offices of the Director and other faculty members of the Institute are located in the Administrative Block.
There are, at present 8 Seminar Halls (Classrooms), located in the Hexagon Complex, (popularly called as seminar halls 1 to 8); 2 Round Conference Halls with a seating capacity of 60 delegates in each and 2 Auditoria with seating capacity of 80 persons in each, fitted with accessories like White Boards, LCD/OHP Multi-media Projectors. All of these Halls/Auditoriums/Conference Halls are fully air-conditioned. The Institute has also developed 4 more classrooms with a capacity of 130 trainees at the Library Building. In addition to these, the Institute has a Committee Room located in the Administrative Block for conducting Faculty and Staff meetings which at times, is also utilized for imparting training. The Institute plans to construct a 100-seated fully equipped state-of the-art Conference Room for conducting International and National conferences on Training.
Computers and Computer Laboratory
The Institute has a Computer Laboratory of 130 workstation at the Library Building connected with LAN Server through Optical Fibre Cable. The Institute has also upgraded Cyber Facility Spaces for participants at the Administrative Block, Library Building and Hostel Complex.
The Institute's Library is located in the Library Building. The Library has about 18500 general books and 23,600 instructional books. A Reading Room is housed within the Library. Apart from leading Indian Newspapers and periodicals, a large number of reputed national and international journals are available in the library. In order to facilitate the trainees and faculty members to make the best advantage of the available study/reference material, the library is kept opened from 0900 hrs to 1900 hrs on all working days. Moreover, facility for providing books etc., to participants of short-term courses has also now been introduced.
The Institute has a modest hostel with 80 rooms for the benefit of the out-station participants. The accommodation in the hostel is provided on first come, first served basis.
The Institute has been regularly acquiring and utilizing various training aids as a part of its effort to enhance the effectiveness of training. Special care is taken to provide high quality training materials to the course participants. To achieve this, the Institute is equipped with the state-of-the-art multi-media system.