National Project Implementation Unit

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

Technician Education Project (TECH ED) - II

Objectives

The modernisation of the Indian Industry, which began in the 1980s, and subsequent liberalization of the economy exposed the shortage of high quality technicians as a major impediment to the globalisation of Indian Economy.

As a follow up to the National Policy of Education (NPE), the Government of India, formulated the Tech. Ed I and Tech. Ed. II Projects to facilitate supply of technical trained manpower to the Industrial Sector and to make education the Polytechnics more responsive to the expansion of science and technology and the needs of the Industry & the rural sector through the introduction of new technology and training approaches in the Project States.

Specifically the objectives were to :
  • Expand the capacity of the polytechnic education system
  • Improve the quality of polytechnic programmes
  • Enhance the efficiency of management and operation of the polytechnic system.

Important Details of TECH ED - II


Starting Date: January 29, 1992
Completion Date: October 31, 1999
Total Project Cost: Rs 1097 crore

List of the States & Polytechnics with Allocation in TECH ED - II

S. No. State No. of Polytechnics Allocation Rs. in Crore Expenditure Rs. in Crore
Total 252 1113 1097
1 Andhra Pradesh 59 140 139
2 Assam 9 56 57
3 Haryana 16 163 160
4 Himachal Pradesh 5 48 46
5 Maharashtra 50 269 268
6 NCT of Delhi 9 55 54
7 Pondicherry 3 19 20
8 Punjab 17 112 112
9 Tamil Nadu 52 100 91
10 West Bengal 32 140 142
11 NPIU/TTTIs - 12 9

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