ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR AVAILING ASSISTANCE UNDER ASSISTANCE TO TRAINING INSTITUTIONS SCHEME
A.Assistance will be provided under the scheme to proposed new EDIs or existing EDIs for creation or strengthening/expansion of their infrastructure. The central assistance under this scheme would be only catalytic and supplementary to the contributions and efforts of the other stakeholders e.g. the concerned Institute, States/UT Governments and other developmental agencies/NGOs/Institutions etc.
B.The applicant Institution should possess clear title on the land required for setting up of the proposed / existing institute. In case the land is obtained on lease hold, the tenure of the lease deed should be for at least 30 years.
C.The financial assistance will be for specific needs of each case for construction of building, purchase of training aids/equipments, office equipments, computers and for providing other support services e.g. libraries/data bases etc. The costs of land, construction of staff quarters etc. would not qualify for calculation of matching grant from the Central Government.