“Nipuna” (Sanskrit – meaning skilled) is the operational name of the “Biomedical Research Skill Development Programme” under the Training Core of CAReTS, Puducherry. Carts Nipuna aims at developing skilled manpower development in transdisciplinary technology and research relevant to the healthcare industry. Nipuna adopts a credit-based system of learning, to offer interlinked modules teaching, practice, project, and portfolio-based learning opportunity. The practical module of this Biomedical Research Skill Development Programme is strategically planned with hands-on training with dates adjusted to fit the academic calendar. Participants can bank the credits earned in each module towards various levels of Certifications such as Short-term course, Certificate course, Diploma course, PG Diploma course etc. This enhances the skill and employability and entrepreneurship of the student and faculty. Nipuna is open to all medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, AYUSH, allied health sciences, paramedical, life science students, faculty, research scholars and others in the healthcare industry.