Multidisciplinary Education and Research Improvement in Technical Education
26 JUL 2021 6:09PM by PIB Delhi
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) phase-III, initiated by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India with assistance from the World Bank to improve the quality of engineering education since 1st April 2017, is going to conclude on 30th September 2021.
A token amount of Rs. 10 crore has been provided for “Multidisciplinary Education Research Improvement in Technical Education (MERITE)” in the recent budget 2021-22 to start preparatory works.
The Government of India has been making continuous efforts to ensure that the focus State Governments prepare a sustainability plan for the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III), so as to avoid any academic standstill beyond the project period i.e 30thSeptember 2021. Ministry of Education has written to the Chief Secretaries of Focus States requesting to plan for continuation of activities undertaken during TEQIP-III, for maintaining the quality of technical education.
The information was given by the Union Minister of Education, ShriDharmendraPradhan in a written reply in the LokSabha today.
(Release ID: 1739157)
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