Marathwada Shikshan Prasarak Mandal’s

Shri Shivaji Institute of Engineering
and Management Studies, Parbhani

About e-Kumbh

The National Education policy (NEP) was launched by the Ministry of Education Government of India in the year 2020. The major emphasis of NEP-2020 is to impart education in mother tongue so as to enhance the creativity, critical thinking among the students. In alignment with the above provisions of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has initiated Technical Book writing scheme initially in a 09 languages viz Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Punjabi, Odia. Subsequently, 03 more languages Assamese, Malayalam & Urdu are added in it. The journey of first year engineering book writing was started with identification of 20 courses, 11 at Diploma level and 9 at Degree level. Subsequently, author from different institutions were identified, for writing original book in English languages. At the same time a parallel exercise was initiated to identify the translators & reviewers by involving technical universities across India. For every identified language, the work was given to the universities so as to provide quality text books to the various stakeholders. For the second year total 88 courses, 42 at the Degree and 46 at Diploma level have been identified across five major disciplines viz Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering & Civil Engineering, for the purpose of original book writing in English and its subsequent translation in the 12 Indian Languages.

The unique features of the AICTE books based upon model
curriculum are:

With the above initiatives the major objective of the AICTE is to provide outcome based Technical Education Books in different Indian Languages to the students and faculty members across all technical institutions in India.