The National Institute of Chartered Program & Project Professionals (NICPP) is an initiative to institutionalize Program Management and Project Management practices and profession in India.

Housed in the Quality Council of India, NICPP is a joint initiative by NITI Aayog and QCI. Envisaged as the nodal body to develop a common language of program and project management in India, especially for crucial infrastructure projects.

Developed in accordance with the government’s Task Force On Project & Program Management led by NITI Aayog to drive efficiency and reduce time and cost overruns and drive radical changes in infrastructure development in India.

NICPP offers a 4-level certification in program and project management with an aim to train, build and test competencies in a professional based on the best industry practices with a thrust on infrastructure. As the nodal body for the cause of program and project excellence in India, NICPP develops and promotes norms and standards in education, training and certification of Program/Project Management, as well as act as a custodian of the best practices in the domain.

NICPP’s Indian Infrastructure Body of Knowledge (InBoK) is a unique and comprehensive guidebook for the implementation of programs and execution of constituent projects, contextualised based on requirements of the Indian infrastructure industry.