Karnataka Minister for Higher Education Dr C N Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday said 30 engineering colleges in the state, including 14 government colleges, have been selected for Regional Ecosystem For Technical Excellence (RETE).
The RETE has the objective of upgrading these select engineering colleges across the state as technical colleges of global standard in five years, he said.
Belagavi’s Angadi Institute of Technology and Management, Belgaum is one among the 16 private engineering colleges in Karnataka that have been selected foe RETE scheme.
Minister Narayan was talking to reporters after receiving a report on RETE submitted by the high-powered committee headed by Visvesvaraya Technological University vice-chancellor Professor Karisiddappa.
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The minister said the RETE will enable providing qualitative engineering education in every district of the state.
|Sl No.||Govt. Engineering Colleges||Private Engineering Colleges|
|1||Chamarajanagar||Angadi Institute of Technology and Management, Belgaum|
|2||Challakere||Channabasaveshwara Engineering College, Gubbi (Tumkur District)|
|3||Hassan||Srimadhav Vadiraja College of Engineering and Management, Udupi|
|4||Haveri||GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Mysore.|
|5||Kushalnagar||Dr. T Thimmaya College of Technical Education, KGF (Kolar District)|
|6||Talakadu||Belaguru Gurubasav Mahaswamiji Sansthan, Mudhola (Bagalkot District)|
|7||Krishnarajpet||PG Halkatti College of Engineering and Technology, Vijayapur|
|8||Raichur||Adichunchanagiri Technical College, Chikkamagaluru|
|9||Ramanagara||SJC Institute of Technology, Chikkaballapur|
|10||Karwar||Rao Bahadur Y. Mahabaleshwarappa Engineering College, Bellary|
|11||Sulihadgali||PES Institute of Technology and Management, Shimoga|
|12||SKSJTI||Bhimanna Khandre Technical College, Bhalki (District Bidar)|
|13||Bangalore||Totadarya College of Engineering, Gadag|
|14||University BDT Colleges at Davangere||Vivekananda Engineering and Technical College, Puttur (Dakshina Kannada District)|
|15||VTU PG Centers at Kalaburagi||Jain Engineering College, Hubli|
|16||–||Veerappa Nisthi Engineering College, Shorapura (Yadagiri District)|
“Thirty colleges across the state have been selected for the RETE. These are considered under the three categories of incubation, accelerator and Super-30. Private colleges have been selected in those districts where there are no government colleges,” he said.
The minister’s office said RETE will be implemented under the joint collaboration between the government, industry and VTU. PTI GMS HDA HDA