4th Professional Development Training under TEQIP-III

4th Professional Development Training under TEQIP-III

(13th – 15th ) September 2018

In an endeavour to make its contribution towards the promotion of educational excellence and quality teaching and research in technical institutions, Indian Institute of Management Raipur organized a three day “Professional Development Training” for Heads/Deans/HODs of engineering educational institutions under Technical Education Improvement Program (TEQIP) III at VW Canyon during September 13-15, 2018.

This was the fourth Professional Development Training program under TEQIP III and was conducted under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD), Government of India, which initiated the third phase of TEQIP for faculty members of higher educational institutes.

IIM Raipur has been entrusted by the MHRD with the objectives of highlighting the importance of world class technical education, identifying the gaps and lacunae in the present system, processes and infrastructure and evolving benchmarks for the delivery of education and resource management.

The 4th Professional Development Training was attended by more than 15 participants which comprised  of Directors, Deans, and HODs of engineering colleges across India.

Prof. Mohit Goswami and Prof. Gopal Kumar were the program directors for this training program. The TEQIP was coordinated by Prof. Sanjeev Prashar. A wide variety of sessions were covered under this program.

Some of the highlights of the programme were as follows -Dr. PRS Sarma took a session on Goal setting & governance; and Implementation of Global Initiatives for Academic Network (GIAN). Sessions on Accreditation system and Networking with National and International universities were taken by Prof. Satyasiba Das. Sessions on Sponsorship & collaboration and Use of ICT was taken by Prof. Sumeet Gupta. Prof. Parikshit Charan took a session on Procurement. Prof. Mohit Goswami took a session on Strategic Resource Planning. Sessions pertaining to Financial system and Project Management were taken by Prof. Yogesh Chouhan and Prof. Gopal Kumar respectively. The last session of the program related to Workplace management was taken by Prof. Sanjeev Prashar.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development launched in December, 2002 the “Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Government of India (TEQIP)” which aims to upscale and support ongoing efforts in improving quality of technical education and enhancing existing capacities of the institutions to become dynamic, demand-driven, quality conscious, efficient and forward looking, responsive to rapid economic and technological developments occurring both at national and international levels.

The Programme was conceived and designed as a long-term project to be implemented in 10-12 years in 3 phases to support excellence and transformation in Technical Education in the country.

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