Maharashtra Engineering Training Academy (META), formerly known as Engineering Staff College (ESC), Nashik was established in 1964.This Organization conducts induction training courses of directly recruited AEE & AE Grade (I) and in service Engineers of W.R.D. and P.W.D. It also conducts professional examinations mainly of Sub Divisional Engineers and Sectional level Engineers and Technical Assistants working in various Deptt. of State Govt. There are 3 regional training centers working at Pune, Aurangabad & Nagpur.