Ambadas Udhavrao Digraskar


Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research And Management (IITRAM)

  • Director,
    Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research And Management (IITRAM),
    July 2016 - Present
  • Professor, Civil Engineering ,
    SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vishnupuri Nanded
    November 2014 - March 2016
  • Central Project Advisor,
    National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU)
    November 2007 - November 2014
  • Professor, Civil Engineering
    SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vishnupuri Nanded
    September 1999 - November 2007
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
    SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vishnupuri Nanded
    July 1986 - August 1999
  • Lecturer, Civil Engineering
    SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vishnupuri Nanded
    September 1985 - June 1986
  • Lecturer, Civil Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Warangal
    August 1982 - September 1985
  • Ph.D.: Regional Engineering College, Warangal, Kakatiya University (NIT, Warangal - 1999)
  • M.Tech.: Regional Engineering College, Warangal, Kakatiya University (NIT, Warangal - 1984)
  • B.E.: Karnataka University (1979)
Contribution in Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of GOI

  • Conceptualization, planning and implementation of National level projects

    i. TEQIP Phase‐I; November 2007 to November 2010; Closure of Phase‐I

    ii. TEQIP Phase‐II; November 2010 to November 2014

    iii. TEQIP Phase‐III; Involved in Conceptualization, October‐November, 2014


  • Preparation of Manuals, Handbooks, Guidebooks, etc

    i. Governance of Technical Education in India: Key issues, Principles and Case Studies; Edited by Andreas Blom and Jannette Cheong; Pub. by The World Bank, Washington, D. C., March 2010

    ii. Enhancing the capabilities of Technical Education Institutes in India: TEQIP Good practice Guide for Governing bodies by Andreas Blom, Toby Linden and A U Digraskar; Pub. by The World Bank, New Delhi; December, 2012

    iii. Enhancing the capabilities of Technical Education Institutes in India: TEQIP Handbook for Mentors and Performance Auditors; Pub. by The World Bank, New Delhi; January, 2014

    iv. TEQIP‐II Project Implementation Plan; Pub. by GOI, Dept. of Higher Education, MHRD, New Delhi; Dec. 2009 (Updated Nov. 2014)


  • Software and Systems guided

    i. Web-based MIS

    ii. Procurement Management Support System (PMSS)

    iii. Employment satisfaction survey


  • Initiatives in Human Resource Development

    i. Pedagogical training for faculty of engineering college through IITs

    ii. Management capacity enhancement programs through IIMs