National Project Implementation Unit

(A Unit of MHRD, Govt of India for Implementation of World Bank Assisted Projects in Technical Education)

Technician Education Project (TECH ED) - I

Objectives

The modernisation of the Indian Industry, which began in the 1980s, and subsequent liberalization of the economy exposed the shortage of high quality technicians as a major impediment to the globalisation of Indian Economy.

As a follow up to the National Policy of Education (NPE), the Government of India, formulated the Tech. Ed I and Tech. Ed. II Projects to facilitate supply of technical trained manpower to the Industrial Sector and to make education the Polytechnics more responsive to the expansion of science and technology and the needs of the Industry & the rural sector through the introduction of new technology and training approaches in the Project States.

Specifically the objectives were to :
  • Expand the capacity of the polytechnic education system
  • Improve the quality of polytechnic programmes
  • Enhance the efficiency of management and operation of the polytechnic system.

Important Details of TECH ED - I


Starting Date: December 5, 1990
Completion Date: September 30, 1998
Total Project Cost: Rs 977 crore

List of the States & Polytechnics with Allocation in TECH ED - I

S. No. State No. of Polytechnics Allocation Rs. in Crore Expenditure Rs. in Crore
  Total 280 999 997
1 Bihar 25 68 66
2 Goa 4 26 25
3 Gujarat 22 103 101
4 Karnataka 39 95 92
5 Kerala 30 58 56
6 Madhya Pradesh 40 164 164
7 Orissa 13 79 78
8 Rajasthan 21 78 77
9 Uttar Pradesh 86 256 251
10 NPIU & TTTIs - 73 68

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