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5.0 COST ITEMS WHICH CAN FORM PART OF PROJECT

  1. Equipment, solely and exclusively required for the project work, provided the same piece of equipment or a similar one is not already available with the implementing agency concerned.

  2. Manpower should normally be provided by the agency concerned. However, if considered essential, a small number of scientific and technical personnel may be recruited for the duration of the project only. Bio-data of the recruited Scientific /technical personnel should be submitted to CMPDI, immediately after their recruitment. It should not lead to long-term permanent employment. 

  3. Maximum of Rs. 10,000/- for organizing and attending seminars, symposia etc. within the country.  

  4. Identified consumables.

  5. Contingency limited to 5% of the cost of the project. 

  6. TA/DA expenses in connection with tours undertaken in the interest of the project, subject to a ceiling of Rs. 40,000/- per year per project. However, for projects requiring TA/DA amount in excess of Rs. 40,000/- per year, complete and detailed justification with calculations will be provided in the project proposal to facilitate concerned Sub-committees to appreciate and take a view in the matter. The expenditure on TA/DA should have a correlation with overall project cost.