Particular panel to enhance tech schooling in Maharashtra

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the state directorate of () has formed a core advisory committee to bring in quality improvement in technical education offered across .
The 19-member panel, which comprises industry captains, heads of reputed technical institutions and senior government officials among others, will serve as a consultant body for the state government.

The panel is expected to meet at least twice in every academic year. DTE acting joint director, Mumbai region, , who is an ex-officio member-secretary of the core advisory committee, on Sunday, said that the panel would have long-term positive impact on technical education as the committee is expected to help the DTE fine-tune and shape policies.

He added that technical institutions offering both degree and diploma programmes would fall under the panel’s ambit.

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