TECHNICAL EDUCATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
PROGRAMME OF GOVERNMENT OF
WORLD BANK FUNDED
o Technical Education Quality Improvement Program aims at improving the quality of Technical Education and enhancing existing capacities of engineering institutions comparable to the best in the country and the world, responsive to rapid economical and technological developments occurring both at national and international levels.
o To create an environment in which Engineering institutions selected under the programme can achieve their own set targets for excellence with autonomy and accountability.
o To support development plans including networking and services to community
o To improve efficiency and effectiveness of technical education management system.
o Promotion of Academic Excellence.
o Networking of Institutions for Quality Enhancement and Resource Sharing.
o Services to Industry and Economy.
o System Management Capacity Improvement.
o Centrally coordinated, multi-state programme of ten years.
o Three overlapping phases each of 5 years duration, having 2-3 selection cycles for selection of institutions.
o A cluster of 1 Lead Institution and 3 to 6 Network Institutions to submit their composite proposal to be considered competitively.
o Well performing institutions will be developed into excellent institutions as Lead institution and of Lead Institutions with other participating institutions, performance of some additional institutions in the network will be enhanced.
o Some of the well performing polytechnics selected under the programme allowed to offer Technician Degree Programmes in new and emerging technologies.
o Bottom up approach
Type of Institutions eligible to participate
o Private Engg. Colleges/ Polytechnics.
Legal covenants agreed by the state of Haryana
o To sponsor Government funded and aided, and private engineering institutions that meet the prescribed eligibility criteria for participation in the Programme through open competition and to accept results of open competition for selection of Lead and Network Institutions by a National Selection Committee.
o To provide the agreed required financial support to the selected institutions and seek reimbursement as per norms
o To provide funds to private institutions in accordance with an agreed mechanism for loan repayment by institutions.
o To support both academic and non-academic reforms to be carried out in the selected institutions.
o To accord and sustain very significant academic autonomy and full financial, managerial and administrative autonomy to the selected Lead Institutions and to accord and sustain full financial, managerial and administrative autonomy and substantial academic autonomy to selected Network Institutions.
o To change pattern of fund releases to block grant basis.
o To permit selected institutions to establish Corpus Fund, Staff Development Fund, Depreciation/Renewal Fund (for equipment replacement) and Maintenance Fund (for maintenance of equipment and buildings) and issue guidelines for proper management of these funds.
o To permit the selected institutions to increase recovery of the cost of education from students.
o To permit the selected institutions to generate, retain and utilize the generated revenue.
o To formulate a policy for enabling institutions to fill all teaching and staff vacancies.
o To permit total participation of the institutions (all staff and students) in community and industry service.
o To continue supporting needy students as per current Government policy and practice.
o To agree to implementation of the provisions of Tribal Development Plan as envisaged under the Programme.
Project Management at National Level
o National Steering Committee under the chairpersonship of Union Minister of Human Resource Development
o National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU) headed by Central Project Advisor (CPA)
Project Management at State Level
o State Steering Committee headed by Minister-in-Charge
o State Level Screening Committee headed by CTE.
o State Project Facilitation Unit in the Directorate (SPFU) head by State Project Advisor (DTE)
Project Management at Institution Level
o Board of Governors
o Institutional Project Management Unit (IPMU)
Schedule of Disbursement for participating institutions.
o All expenditure to be incurred by Lead/ Network Institutions – 80%
Schedule of Disbursement for expenditure in SPFU.
o Foreign Goods- 100%
o Local Goods- 80%
o Books and Learning Resources- 100%
o Training, Fellowships and Workshops- 100%
o Consultancy- 80%
Incremental Operating Costs- 80% till
Institutions selected in Haryana on the basis of competitive selection
Selected in 1st Phase 1st cycle
(Funded by G.O.I)
YMCA Instt. of
(Department of Environment Science &
Engineering, Deptt. of Computer Sci. & Engg.,
Deptt. of Printing Technology)
(B. Tech. Instrumentation, M. Tech.
Computer Science and Engineering)
Selected in 1st Phase 2nd cycle
o Govt. Polytechnic, Nilokheri Network Institution
Terms and conditions of financing between Govt. of
o The amount received under the programme will have the same terms and conditions as central assistance for State plans.
o The 30% amount received under the programme by the State Government will be in the form of grant and 70% amount will be in the form of loan.
o Rate of interest on the loan amount will be 12%.
o Maturity period of the loan will be 20 years.
o Half of the loan will carry a grace period of 5 years