Message from Principal Secretary
Higher and Technical Education

Welcome to the official website of the Department of Higher and Technical Education, Maharashtra. This department has the mandate to work towards building a robust and inclusive education system in Maharashtra.

Education is the cornerstone of progress and empowerment, and in Maharashtra, we are committed to providing quality education and fostering an environment of innovation and excellence. With the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 we are poised to bring about transformative changes in our education system.

Our website serves as a gateway to valuable information, resources, and initiatives aimed at enriching the educational landscape in Maharashtra. Here, you will find comprehensive details about our policies, programs, and ongoing reforms, all geared towards advancing higher and technical education in alignment with the principles of the NEP 2020.

We recognize the importance of equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. To achieve this, we are continuously working on curriculum enhancements, faculty development, and skill development. We embrace the interdisciplinary & multidisciplinary approach and promote research-driven education to foster critical thinking and innovation among our students.

The NEP-2020 plays a pivotal role in shaping our educational reforms. It emphasizes holistic and multidisciplinary education, flexibility in learning paths, and the integration of technology. Our department is dedicated to implementing the NEP's vision, ensuring that our students receive a well-rounded education that prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the future.

In Maharashtra, we are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive educational ecosystem that leaves no one behind. We prioritize equal access to education, Scholarships, skill development programs, and initiatives to bridge the digital divide are at the core of our efforts to ensure that every student has a fair chance to succeed.

We also recognize the importance of technical education in the digital era. Our department is dedicated to promoting technical skills, entrepreneurship, and innovation. We encourage partnerships with industries and startups, creating avenues for internships, research collaborations, and real-world exposure, in line with the NEP's emphasis on experiential learning.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the dedicated faculty and staff who work tirelessly to create a conducive learning environment. Your passion, expertise, and commitment are instrumental in shaping the next generation of leaders, innovators, and change-makers.

As we move forward, I invite all stakeholders, including students, parents, educators, and policymakers, to actively engage with us in our mission. Your inputs, feedback, and collaboration are invaluable in shaping the future of higher and technical education in Maharashtra and aligning it with the transformative goals of the NEP 2020.

I hope you find our website informative and useful. Together, let us strive towards a future where education becomes the catalyst for individual growth, societal progress, and a prosperous Maharashtra.

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