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TECHNICAL EDUCATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME (TEQIP)

 

Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology is one among the 14 premier Technical Institutions in Karnataka State, selected by the World Bank, for the award of financial assistance. This assistance will be utilized to improve quality of education, to modernize the laboratory facilities and to make this institution a Center of Excellence. Under this scheme, initiative on a large scale have already been initiated for providing a congenial ambience for learning.

In this direction, TEQIP will address the following major issues:

  • Modernisation of laboratories/workshops.
  • Faculty and staff development: qualification enhancement of teachers, exposure to industry practices and processes.
  • Curricula improvements: periodically updating and improving of curricula, making them competency- based, more emphasis on problem-solving, self learning, cerative and innovative thinking, etc.
  • Course flexibility: multipoint enter of students credit acquisition and provision of learning options, etc.
  • Interaction with industries: continuing education programmers for industry personnel, problem-solving projects and consultancies on industrial problems, participation of industries in curriculum design, industrial experts for instructional training, etc.
  • Research: develop culture for research and undertaking consultancy assignments in institutions.
  • Development of management capacity: improvement in quality and efficiency of institution management, development of processes for self-renewal, development of senior faculty in management of resources, etc.

The following are the nodal officers:

  • Prof. Ashok Mehta, Program Co-ordinator
  • Prof. M.Z Kurian, Academic Nodal Officer
  • Prof. M Siddappa, Finance Nodal Officer
  • Prof. S.R Ramesh, Civil Nodal Officer
[spoiler title="Institutional Vision"]
  • To provide student centered learning atmosphere of educational excellence & maintain an intellectual environment by encouraging teaching & learning which inspire the full development of the individual goals, abilities, interests & make students world class technocrats.
  • Growing into center of excellence with emphasis in academics, training & research & service to the community.
  • Instituting exchange programme with globally renowned universities/institutions.
  • Promoting the entrepreneurship developments.
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  • Centers of Excellence: In view of the large number of Institution and the constraints on human, physical and financial resources; 17 to 20 well-performing institutions will be selected as Lead Institutions for achievement of the quality enhancement objectives and to diffuse benefits of their excellence throughout the system by developing synergistic networks between them and 50 to 60 neighboring Network Institutions. Some examples of sharing expertise and resources through networking are; Academic Sharing, Credit Transfer and Carry-over of Credits, Staff Development, Human Resources, Learning Resources and Library and Managerial Expertise, Joint Ventures, etc.
  • Bottom- up Approach: The Project is designed in Programme Mode with full freedom to institutions to prepare their own proposals.
  • Merit-based Selection: Only the well-conceived proposals (as decided by a National Selection Committee) will be supported through the Project.
  • Upgrading Existing Institutions: No new institutes are proposed to be set up under the Project. Only existing well-performing institutions meeting the pre-announced eligibility criteria would be able to participate.
  • To be implemented in phases as a centrally coordinated multi-state, long-term programme in overlapping phasea. Under each phase, there will be 2 to 3 cycles of selection of well performing institutions.
  • Project Implementation Plan (PIP) has already been prepared (available on NPIU website http://www.npiu.nic.in/).
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Institutions selected under TEQIP are expected to:"]
  • Improve their level of performance and produce high quality professionals.
  • Improve their internal efficiency.
  • Better utilize their capacity through enhanced enrolment and better management and networking.
  • Enhance institutional capacity.
  • Improve system planning and management.
  • Enhance revenues, and
  • Contribute to technological growth and knowledge.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Services to Informal Sector and Community:"] Technical Education system has so far been fulfilling the role of producing technical manpower for the organized industrial sector. Informal sector of the economy employs large majority of the work force and produces substantial portion of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Productivity of work force in the informal sector is currently low. For a balanced development of the country, quality of manpower for all sectors, organized as well as unorganized, needs to be improved by the technical education system. TEQIP is designed to address the needs of informal sector also.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="TEQIP Benefits:"]
  • Superior skills and training for about 10,000 students graduating every year.
  • Knowledge enhancement of over 3,500 in-service personnel per year.
  • Professional development of about 1,000 teachers and education administrators every year.
  • Community outreach programmes for technical help to about 16,500 persons every year.
  • Increased employment opportunities.
  • Improvement in productivity.
  • Higher industrial growth.
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  • Promotion of academic excellence.
  • Formal & non-formal networking.
  • Bilateral resources & expertise sharing.
  • Enhancement of quality & reach the services to community & its economy.
  • Improve System management capacity.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Key Activities:"]
  • Civil Works.
  • Faculty development programmes.
  • Equipment & facility improvement activities.
    • Modernization & upgradation of laboratories.
    • Creation & improvement of computing facilities.
    • Creation of R & D facilities.
  • Technical & support staff development activities.
  • Curriculum improvement & implementation activities.
  • Student evaluation activities.
  • Learning resources activities.
  • Interaction with industries.
  • Research activities.
  • Academic sharing activities.
  • Community & industry service activities.
  • Training of managers & administrators of various departments & other technical staff.
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MONITORING COMMITTEES OF TEQIP

Mechanism:


The following committees are formed to look into the activities in order to meet the objectives of TEQIP by assigning duties & responsibilities for their respective committees for effective monitoring & implementation of various project activities.

A regular meeting/discussion schedule is worked out(on bi-monthly basis) to review the progress & to take necessary steps for the smooth running of the various activities in the projects.

[spoiler title="Implementation of Academic Excellence Activities"] Members:

  • Prof. M.Z Kurian
    Dept of E & C
  • Prof. M Siddappa
    Dept of CSE
  • Prof. H.S Jayaram
    Dept of TCE
  • Mr. T.R Hemanth Kumar
    Dept of IEM

Involving in identifying the academic matters & bring out the points of proposed activities & ensuring the implementation of various activities as various stages in the efficient way.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Promoting research & consultancy - Research & Consultancy Cell"] Members:

  • Prof. H.P Sudarshan
    Dept of Civil
  • Dr. George Milton
    Dept of Mech
  • Dr. C Sahasranam
    Dept of IEM
  • Mr. C.B Raju
    Dept of CSE

The group involves in motivating & monitoring the activities to improve researcg & development work & starting of consultancy in the trust area & hence to establish consultancy cell.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Faculty & Staff Development"] Members:

  • Prof. K Karunakara
    Dept of ISE
  • Prof. Abdulla Shariff
    Dept of Mech
  • Prof. Venugopal
    Dept of CSE
  • Prof. G Suma
    Dept of TCE

The group involves in providing the service & monitoring in connection with development of the faculty & staff to upgrade their knowledge, skills & efficiency.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Procurement of Civil Works"] Members:

  • Prof. M Siddappa
    Dept of CSE
  • Prof. S.R Ramesh
    Dept of Civil
  • Mr. D Parameshwara Murthy
    Dept of IEM
  • Mr. Balakrishna
    Dept of Civil

The group responsibilities is to call for quotation & procure materials required for civil works at appropriate time as per the World Bank norms.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Procurement of Goods"] Members:

  • Prof. T.R Chandrashekar
    Dept of E & C
  • Prof. Ashok Mehta
    Dept of IEM
  • Prof. T.P Bharateesh
    Dept of Mech
  • Mr. N Nagarajaiah
    Dept of Mech

The group responsibility is to see that procurement of necessary requirement as per the World Bank norms & procedure at appropriate time for the project period.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Networking"] Members:

  • Prof. M.S Rajendra Kumar
    Dept of Mech
  • Prof. T.S Bharath Kumar
    Dept of E & C
  • Prof. K.L Ratnakara
    Dept of E & C
  • Mr. Deepak S.S
    Dept of E & C

Interacting with the networking partners to carry out various activities for the exchange of information & to share the resources bi-directionally for the developement of staff & students.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Services to Community & Economy"] Members:

  • Prof. S.N Keshava Murthy
    Dept of E & E
  • Prof. V.S Rama Murthy
    Dept of Mech
  • Prof. C.K Raju
    Dept of CSE
  • Mr. L Sanjeev Kumar
    Dept of E & E

Finding the needs of a community & solution for the same by efficient method with the help of staff & students community.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Industry Institute Interaction"] Members:

  • Prof. K.B Shiva Kumar
    Dept of TCE
  • Dr. C Sahasranam
    Dept of IEM
  • Prof. M.C Chandrashekar
    Dept of E & C
  • Mr. M Chandrashekar
    Dept of IEM

To have better interaction with industry for new technology training needs, output requirements of students, placement & to prepare the faculty & staff with the latest trends, needs knowledge & information.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Tribal Development Activities"] Members:

  • Prof. R Narasimha Swamy
    Dept of Mathematics
  • Prof. R Prakash
    Dept of IEM
  • Prof. D Rajanaik
    Dept of Civil
  • Mr. M.C Basavaraja
    Dept of E & C

To look for needs of backward community (SC/ST/OBC) & giving training to make them sustain in the field of employment & entrepreneurships.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Implementation of Reforms"] Members:

  • Prof. Rajesh Kamath
    Dept of E & E
  • Prof. D Ramesh
    Dept of MCA
  • Mr. Keshava Prasanna
    Dept of CSE
  • Smt. Sandra Benjamin
    Dept of E & C

To look for the effective implementation of various reforms from time to time.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Ensuring improvements in Administrative & Financial Practices"] Members:

  • Prof. M.K Veeriah
    Dept of Chemistry
  • Prof. C.V Mahesh
    Dept of Mech
  • Mr. B.S Ravi Kiran
    Dept of IEM
  • Mr. B.V Nagaraju
    Accounts Dept.

To facilitate & ensure the implementation of various changes brought in the field of Administrative & Financial Practices from time to time.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Ensuring auditing quality of Education, Training & Services"] Members:

  • Prof. P Thomas Pinto
    Dept of IEM
  • Prof. B.M Ramlinga Reddy
    Dept of Civil
  • Mr. K Naganna Gouda
    Dept of Mathematics
  • Mr. Girish
    Dept of Mech

To set a policy for quality of Education & ensuring the effect of quality of education, training & services by the practice of auditing.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title="Monitoring Implementation of the Programme
"] Members: DTE/Nominee

  • Dr. K.A Krishna Murthy
    Principal
  • Prof. H.P Sudarshan
    Vice Principal
  • Prof. M.Z Kurian
    HOD, Dept of E & C
  • Prof. Ashok Mehta
    Dept of IEM

To co-ordinate & over see the works of all the committees of implementations.
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