Functions: Directorate of Technical Education:
- To administer the Government (and Government Aided) polytechnics.
To impart Technical Education.
To supervise and direct the implementation of all schemes for expansion and improvement in the institutions.
To initiate proposals for expansion and improvement of Technical Education and Training at all levels for the consideration by the Board (SCTE) and to supervise and direct the implementation of all recommendations made by the Board and accepted by the Government.
To maintain liaison between the Department and the Eastern Regional office of AICTE
- To provide ‘state of the art’ technological education
To implement the best possible Technical education given to teachers and students
To reform the syllabi to suit the needs of the industries and community.