enrollment increased from 11% to 28%. Two special polytechnics for
the Physically Handicapped have been established i.e. one at Mysore,
(Karnataka) and the other at Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh).
number of new co-education polytechnics were set up, 30 women's polytechnics
and 14 women's wings in co-education polytechnics were established.
This facilitated increase in number of student places by 48925.
facility of hostel was created for 8646 boys and 11549 women in the
project polytechnics.18 Continuing Education Centers and 194 Continuing
Education Cells were created.
polytechnics offer flexible programmes based on Multi Point Entry
and Credit System (MPECS).
labs and workshops were modernized for offering advance and high technology
courses in the project polytechnics.
existing curricula were revised and were upgraded every 3 to 5 years.
Curriculum for the new courses was prepared with latest technology
Learning Resource Development Centres (LRDCs) and 501 Learning Resources
Utilization Cells (LRUCs) were established for producing multi media
packages, video programmes, models and manual and other learning resource
Computer Centres were established in the project polytechnics.
State level Industry-institute-Interaction Centres and 465 polytechnic
level cells were established for contributing to the quality of training
and industrial exposure to students.
autonomy was granted to 66 polytechnics under the projects.
State level maintenance centers and cells in polytechnics were created
for adequate maintenance of equipment.
effort was made to enhance interaction with industry as a result of
which the institutions generated revenue to the tune of Rs 105 crores
during the project period.
rate of students increased from 46% to 76%.
rate decreased from 8% to 4.6%.
rate increased from 45% to 65%