The Terms of Reference of the High Powered Committee are:
- 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.
- To consider the present scheme for provision of loans to the needy students and to suggest measures for making the scheme user friendly.
- To recommend measures for making contributions and donations to technical education institutions attractive for the donors.
- To recommend measures for enabling institutions to Increase internal revenue generation.
- To recommend measures for improving the cost effectiveness of technical education at institutional, State and National levels.