National Project Implementation Unit

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

TEQIP-I: Project Objectives

The broad objectives of the Programme as given below have been derived from the National Policy on Education (NPE-1986 as revised in 1992):
  • To create an environment in which engineering institutions selected under the Programme can achieve their own set targets for excellence and sustain the same with autonomy and accountability.
  • To support development plans including synergistic networking and services to community and economy of competitively selected institutions for achieving higher standards.
  • To improve efficiency and effectiveness of the technical education management system in the States and institutions selected under the Programme.

Important Dates


EFC approval: August 16, 2002
Cabinet approval: December 19, 2002
Signing of Programme Agreement with World Bank
1st cycle States:   February 04, 2003
2nd cycle States:   April 12, 2004
Effectiveness of the Programme : March 12, 2003
Closing of the Programme: March 31, 2009

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