AICTE invites proposals under MODROB scheme for institutions approved by AICTE in rural areas

Aug 26, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) invites proposals under Modernization and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROB) scheme for modernizing laboratories in technical institutions operating in rural areas and approved by AICTE by providing grant for procuring modern equipments. All AICTE approved Technical Institutions or University Departments with at least 10 years of existence are eligible for the Scheme.

Objectives of the Scheme:

 The scheme aims to modernize and remove obsolescence in the Laboratories / Workshops / Computing facilities (Libraries are excluded), so as to enhance the functional efficiency of Technical Institutions for Teaching, Training and Research purposes.

 It also supports development of Lab Instructional Material and appropriate Technology to ensure that the practical work and project work to be carried out by students is contemporary and suited to the needs of the Industry.

 The equipment financed under the scheme could be ideally used for upgradation of equipment in existing laboratories, enhancement of performance parameter specification of existing equipment, incorporation of latest development in the field and replacement of old depreciated equipment by modern equipment. The equipment installed through MODROB can be used for indirect benefit to faculty or students through continuing education programmes, training programmes for local industry and consultancy work.

The duration of project will be 2 years from the date of receipt of funds in the institute’s account. The application for the scheme is open from July 31, 2019 and will be closed on August 28, 2019. The details of the Scheme are available on the following link i.e. https://www.aicte-india.org/schemes/institutional-development-schemes.


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