ISTA is managed by a trust by name CHITTI EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE TRUST who motive is to do service by imparting education /training in various fields. It is one of the prestigious academy for having produced 100 percent excellent results in all the batches . The academy nurtures trainees from all the parts of India

– from Himachal pradesh to Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Lakshadweep Islands. The academy maintains a high bonded relationships with the trainees to achieve great success in their life.

The trust and the academy is run under the chairmanship of Mr. C H. RAMA RAO,who is from INDIAN NAVY and mariner having a vast experience of more than 20 years in the field of shipping industry. Mr. Rama rao had good analytical skills and a hard worker and a strict disciplinarian. He has intense passion for spreading maritime education in India. He started initially by conduction professional courses for maritime radio Officers training. Capitalizing in his experience in this line, he took the initiative to launching a maritime training academy in year 1998. He is the first man to start rating training after privatization of the Marine education in India. He is totally dedicated in running the academy and to bring up the academy to level of marine college and a new modern maritime college has be under construction to bring all the maritime courses under one roof.