New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for implementation of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) 2010 norms further notified by AICTE from time to time, in regard to pay scales and service conditions etc. in the National Power Training Institute (NPTI), for its teachers/faculty members to the extent as applicable in the case of 'Technical Institutions'.
The decision will help all nine institutes of NPTI.
The implementation of AICTE norms will help in fulfilling mandatory guidelines laid down by AICTE and also increase the standards of education and training, and will lead to protection of public interest and fulfill NPTI's accountability to the public at large.
The financial implication is approximately Rs.1.61 crore to Rs.2.34 crore per annum.
NPTI has been set up to function as a national organization for training in the field of operation and maintenance of power stations and other aspects of electrical energy systems, including transmission.
To meet the needs of the power sector, NPTI also started conducting AICTE approved B.E. / B.Tech. and MBA (Power Management) courses.
For conducting AICTE approved courses, an institute is required to implement AICTE pay scales, service conditions and qualifications for teachers and other academic staff, as notified from time to time. (ANI)