HRDC Latest Provisions

HRDC Latest Provisions under XII th Plan (with effect from 01.02.2015):

The Administration of HRDC in the hands of Vice Chancellor of the University and happen to be Chairman of the HRDC and assisted by programme planning and management committee. The Director of the HRDC will be the Academic, Administrative and Financial Executive Officer of their Centre. They will be responsible for its functions and activities. He/she will have the powers to sanction expenditure upto Rs. 50,000/- at a time. In addition he/she shall have the powers to make payments of TA/DA to resource persons and participants of the programmes. The Vice-Chancellor of the host University will have the following powers:
(i) to appoint academic staff in the HRDC.
(ii) to appoint non-teaching staff in the HRDC on the recommendations of the Director.
(iii)to relax the provision of these guidelines in view of special circumstances of any case, on the recommendations of the Director, to be recorded in writing, for allowing activities in the interest of smooth functioning of HRDC. The Director of HRDC assisted by Deputy Director and Assistant Director in the pay scale of Physical Education and also group of Non Teaching Staff to assist the Director for running the HRDC programmes in an effective manner.

No candidate will be allowed to attend the orientation/refresher programme if he/she does not attend the inaugural lecture of the said programme. As this is a contact based programme, no teacher will be allowed to leave during the operation of the programme. However, in case of emergency with the permission of the Director of RCCB and HRDC, the participant can be allowed in exceptional circumstances to attend the similar number of hours in the next programme to complete the course. No certificate is to be issued to any participant unless adequate numbers of hours are completed by the concerned participant. For students participants, no honorarium/TA/DA to be paid. UGC has right to suspend the financial assistance to those RCCBs and HRDCs where audited reports are not received by the UGC by the end of June of following financial year or the performance is not satisfactory. The number of participants for each course/programme should not be less than 30 failing which course /programme will be considered as non-functional. Minimum number of participants has been fixed to ensure that participant cost is reduced and objectives of HRDC are achieved in efficient manner. To avoid duplicacy of courses and reduce per participant cost, it has been decided to introduce Cluster Scheme for all HRDC as per Annexure XV. Cluster Scheme will also ensure that same course is not conducted by other HRDC under the same domain.

Annexure XV
Cluster 5
Tamil Nadu
1.Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
2.Bhartidasan University, Tiruchirapalli
3.University of Madras,Chennai
4.Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai
5.Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
6.University of Calicut, Kerala
7.University of Kerala,
8.Kannur University, Kannur

Registration Fee

Every participant shall pay an admission fee (non- refundable) of Rs.1000/- at the time of admission to the course. The amount so generated will be kept at the disposal of the HRDCs for the augmentation of HRDCs infrastructure.

Monitoring the Progress of the Scheme
Monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance of HRDCs programmes will be done from time to time by the Commission through Standing Committee/Expert Committee. Each HRDC will submit Annual Progress Reports to the UGC. For final settlement of accounts, HRDCs should take measures to get their accounts audited by accredited Chartered Accountants / AGS audit.