State Project Facilitation Unit, Uttar Pradesh

About Us

The State of Uttar Pradesh had been a participant in TEQIP-I of Government of India during 2003-09 and has been a beneficiary in strengthening the Undergraduate programmes being run by the state funded and un-aided private engineering colleges of the state. To facilitate the successful implementation of TEQIP-I the State has constituted a State Project Facilitation Unit “SPFU” headed by the State Project Advisor IAS/PCS officer assisted by a Chief Project Coordinator, a technical person of the rank of a senior Professor. For achieving the sustained impact of the project in terms of improvement in quality of technical education its implementation and monitoring, SPFU has also been registered as a society under Society Act 21, 1860.

The composition of the SPFU Society BOG is as follows :
  • Principal Secretary, Technical Education-Chairman
  • Principal Secretary, Finance –Member
  • State Project Advisor (Special Secretary, Technical Education)-Member
  • Vice Chancellor, UPTU-Member
  • Director Technical Education Department-Member
  • Secretary, Rural Development-Member
  • Secretary, Science &Technology Department-Member
  • One representative from SC/ST, from amongst reputed teachers/educationists/industrialists nominated by Chairman of BOG-Member
  • One representative from OBC, from amongst reputed teachers/educationists/industrialists nominated by Chairman of BOG-Member
  • One eminent person from industry to be nominated by the State Government-Member
  • Chief Project Coordinator-Member Secretary

The meetings of the SPFU society’s BOG are held regularly. The following actions are already completed- setting up the necessary SPFU functional units (Academic, Procurement, Finance, Monitoring and Evaluation).