National Project Implementation Unit

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

CPA Desk

Prof. P. M. Khodke

Message from CPA

Established in August 1990 as a unit of MHRD, Government of India, National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU) has implemented five World Bank assisted projects (TECH ED-I- III and TEQIP-I- II) in Technical Education successfully. NPIU is known for its professional approach in implementing World Bank assisted projects in Technical Education and has been serving the society through participating institutions for the development of knowledge society.

NPIU is now implementing the third phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III) with the objective of enhancing of quality of Technical Education with a focus on North Eastern, Hilly area and low income States of India. NPIU expects full support from all its stake holders for making yet another project successful in terms of its deliverables.

Let us join hands and support NPIU in its quest for reforms in Technical Education!!!

P.M. Khodke

Brief Introduction of CPA

Prof. (Dr.) P M Khodke was the Principal, Government College of Engineering, Karad, Maharashtra (2014-2017). Besides being principal, he has also served as a Director, Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai (2011-2014) and also as a Principal, Government College of Engineering, Amravati (2003-2011). He was also the Joint Director, Technical Education of Amravati region.

Dr. Khode was a faculty in various Government Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra occupying different positions like Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Professor. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering and completed M.Tech and PhD from VNIT, Nagpur with a specilization in Production Engineering. He has also done his MBA.

He has published over 80 Research papers in International Journals and conferences of repute and obtained 3 patents. He has successfully guided 7 Research students for PhD. Dr. Khodke received the “Best Teacher Award” from Government of Maharashtra in 2011. He is very active in professional societies and has an extensive experience of working on various universities bodies. He has visited France, USA, Belgium, Turkey, Singapore & Dubai for participating in various delegations and academic leadership programs.

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