The Terms of Reference of the High Powered Committee are:

  1. To study the recommendations made by the Task Force in 1991 having regard to the changed scenario of financial constraints and the need for reduction in grants.
  2. To consider the present scheme for provision of loans to the needy students and to suggest measures for making the scheme user friendly.
  3. To recommend measures for making contributions and donations to technical education institutions attractive for the donors.
  4. To recommend measures for enabling institutions to Increase internal revenue generation.
  5. To recommend measures for improving the cost effectiveness of technical education at institutional, State and National levels.