Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), launched in 2013 aims at providing strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions. The funding is norm based and outcome dependent. The funding would flow from the central ministry through the state to the State Higher Education Councils before reaching the identified institutions. The Central Government funds 60% and State Government funds 40% of the total funding. The funding is provided to the selected institutions to – improve the overall quality of state institutions, ensure adequate availability of quality faculty in all higher educational institutions, create an enabling atmosphere for research and innovations in the higher educational institutions.

Durgapur Government College was selected for RUSA 2.0 Funding in June, 2018. The fund is allocated under Component-9 : “Infrastructure Grants to Colleges” of RUSA Guidelines. The College has its Project Monitoring Unit, known as RUSA-PMU, to supervise and to preserve documentation of the all the project works – under progress, completed and proposed.


RUSA-PMU, Durgapur Government College
Role Name Designation
Chairperson Dr. Debnath Palit Principal and DDO
Coordinator Mr. Sudeep Kumar Das Assistant Professor of Physics
Convenor Dr. Anjan Ray Chaudhury Assistant Professor of Economics
Members Dr. Nivedita Acharjee Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Nabamita Barman Assistant Professor of Political Science
Dr. Kuntal Bhattacharya Assistant Professor of Zoology
Ms. Nupur Bhakta Assistant Professor of Physics
Dr. Saradee Sengupta Assistant Professor of Geology
Dr. Tapajit Bhattacharya Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology


With consultation with the HODs and IQAC, it is resolved that the fund is to be utilised under 3 major heads – 1) New Construction, 2) New Equipment/Facilities and c) Renovation/Upgrade. The details of the works or procurement of items under mentioned heads are listed below along with status of the work.


Head Works / Items Status
New Construction Waiting Room for Visitors Proposed
Lift facility for Main Academic Building Proposed
New Equipment/Facilities Laboratory Equipment Completed
Computers and Peripherals Completed
E-Resources : New Journal Subscription Under Process
Installation of Office Automation Software Under Process
Renovation/Upgrade Renovation of Laboratory and Class Rooms Completed
Laboratory Instrument Repair Under Process
Renovation of Chemistry Gas Pipe Line Completed
Renovation of Auditorium (Nazrul Prekkhagriho) Completed
Renovation of Basket Ball Court Under Process
Upgradation of existing Library Automation Software Proposed
Renovation of Main Entrance of the Academic Building Proposed


Till now the college has received 75% of the total fund.


Details of Completed Works