The Vishwakarma Maritime Institute (VMI) is promoted by Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust (BRACT). Established in 2009, VMI provides certificate and graduate courses in marine engineering discipline. The institute is headed by Prof. B.B. Chandakkar, as Director. Having sailed as a marine engineer for over two decades, he brings onboard, technical and administrative expertise required for VMI.
VMI has a tie-up with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Ltd., (BSM), a global shipping company (700+ ships) and a world leader in shipping services Design and delivery of the course content is jointly done by VMI and BSM faculties. All successful VMI cadets are absorbed by BSM to sail on their ships. VMI provides excellent infrastructure - including a Ship in Campus (under erection).