Due to the outbreak of
COVID-19 pandemic the country is currently observing a lock down till 3rd
May 2020, AICTE has issued instructions to colleges/institutions and has
directed them that ensuring safety precautions during the threat posted by
COVID-19 would be fundamental responsibility of all citizens of India,
during this hour of crisis.
Likewise, Heads of
Institutions have the onerous responsibility of safeguarding the health
and associated interest of all stakeholders of their respective colleges/
The All India Council for
Technical Education (AICTE) is the statutory body (AICTE Act) and a
national-level council for technical education, under Department of Higher
Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
It was initially only an
advisory body under Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource
Development, under Government of India. However, it was in 1987 that it
was given a statutory status under an Act of the Parliament.
To plan, formulate and
maintain the norms and standards by acting as a statutory authority.
To provide quality assurance
To monitor, evaluate and
provide funding for the priority areas.
Maintaining parity of certification &
To manage and develop the
technical education system of India.
undertaken by AICTE
Institutions having good
accreditation records or the top-performing institutions are selected to
mentor relatively newer 10 to 12 potential institutions.
Best teaching and learning
practices followed in the mentor institute will be simulated in the
identified mentee institutions.
The mentee institutions will
also be provided with funding up to Rs. 50 lakhs (per institution) over a
period of three years (in instalments), for carrying out various
activities like training, workshops, conferences, etc.
The mentor teachers or the
Margdarshaks, who are either serving or are superannuated, with good
knowledge of accreditation and are willing and motivated to devote
adequate time to the mentee Institutions are identified.
These Margdarshaks will
regularly visit the identified mentee institutions, stay on their campus
and guide them for the improvement in their quality so that institutions
are able to get accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation.
Waste Management Accelerators for Aspire Women
Entrepreneurs (Wawe) Summit 2019
The Wawe Summit will be the
largest gathering of young women students, that will promote
entrepreneurship in waste management and provide alternatives to
single-use plastic carry bags.
The theme of the summit is:
“Make your own bag – empowering women to take up income generation
activity and entrepreneurship in waste management, through making a
business out of this record-creating concept.”