In Rajasthan, the Institute (IMTI) was established at Kota in August 1984. An assistance to the institute for training and infrastructure development etc. was given under US AID programme upto September 1992 and thereafter the cost of the institute (O&M) is provided by the Govt. of Rajasthan as grant in aid, through Water Resources Department.
It is located in the Command Area of Chambal Valley Development Project, Kota. Three Dam & a barrage viz. Gandhi Sagar Dam, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam, Jawahar Sagar Dam and Kota Barrage are situated near Kota.