Grant for Repair and Maintenance of Scientific Equipment
Terms and Conditions
How to Apply
Faculty members/scientists from public sector universities/degree awarding Institutions are eligible to apply.
The equipment applied for should not be older than 5 years.
The equipment once repaired through this program will not be eligible for a repeat grant in the same financial year.
The difference between the actual cost of the equipment and the cost of repair should be in the ratio of 30% to 40%, but not over the actual cost.
Preference will be given to those applying for the first time.
The equipment should be installed specifically in laboratories and should be used by a substantial number of students and researchers
The proposal for grant must be furnished on the prescribed form (all columns to be filled in) carrying signatures and the official seal of the respective Vice-Chancellor/Rector of the university or Director in case of a degree awarding institution.
Furnish separate request for different equipment from the university concerned with detail of relevant fault/ problems.
Pre-Technical / fault report in details must be attached with quotation provided by the vendor for the university concerned.
If the related equipment falls on three quotations, three reports from different vendors must be attached separately with the application.
The proposal for an individual grant should not be less than Rs. 60,000 and not more than Rs.1.0 million.
A department can submit more than one demand but each should be on a separate form and within the above prescribed limits.
Quotations valid for 6 months from three suppliers/firms registered with GST and NTN department must be attached with each proposal. A sole representative ship certificate may be attached in case of proprietary items.