Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of Government of India aims to improve the quality of Technical Education in Engineering Institutions across the country at a cost of Rs.1,550 Crore with World Bank sharing Rs.1,250 Crore and Government of India/State Governments Rs.300 Crore .
TEQIP aims to improve the quality of Technical Education by providing inputs like modernization of laboratories/workshops, library, faculty development, networking between institutions, curricula development, research and improve interaction with Industries etc., to become dynamic, demand driven, quality conscious, responsive to rapid economic and technological developments occurring both at national and international levels.
The Project Agreement with World Bank was signed on February 04, 2003 for First cycle of First phase and on April 12, 2004 for second cycle of First phase.
In the First cycle of First phase, the six states (1) Haryana (2) Himachal Pradesh (3) Kerala (4) Madhya Pradesh (5) Maharashra and (6)Uttar Pradesh were included.
Tamilnadu has been selected in the Second cycle of First phase among the seven states (1)Andhra Pradesh (2) Gujarat (3) Jharkhand (4) Karnataka ( 5)Tamilnadu (6)Uttaranchal (7) West Bengal to participate in the programme.
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