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|
|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|