It is my pleasure to introduce you with a new platform provided by NPIU through 'Quarterly Newsletter' for the TEQIP III. Move of this newsletter is to share the academic reforms and iniaves taken by the parcipating Institutes so as to realize the potential and assess feasibility of replicang them. It will also be used for deliberating on the policies of MHRD for technical education (TEQIP-III). TEQIP in its third phase, is targeted to improve the quality of technical education in Focus states by introducing enabling mechanism for Faculty empowerment, Student learning enhancement, Industry relations, and synergisc efforts of all stakeholders. The premier instutes like IITs/IIMs/NITs have also extended whole hearted support to guide in this endeavour of nation building. The 'Four-way handshake' among Mentee Institutions, Mentor Institutions, AICTE/NBA and IITs/IIMs, is expected elevate standards of technical education in country. The NPIU team would be working energically to make TEQIP III project successful on desired goals within the period alloed for the project by Government of India. I appeal all the institutes and stakeholders to join hands emphacally and work with the aim of creang industrious attitude in Indian youth by sharing your success stories with NPIU at email-id firstname.lastname@example.org.