The Project will focus on the following objectives:
Improving quality and equity in engineering institutions in focus states viz. 7 Low Income States (LIS ), eight states in the North-East of India, three Hill states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and
Andaman and Nicobar Islands (a union territory (UT))
System-level initiatives to strengthen sector governance and performance which include widening the scope of Affiliating Technical Universities (ATUs) to improve their policy, academic and management practices towards affiliated
Twinning Arrangements to Build Capacity and Improve Performance of institutions and ATUs participating in focus states.