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Clean Technology Project Assistance



Project proposals are invited for financial assistance by the Ministry of Environment and Forests for the Financial Year 2012-13 under the Central Sector Plan Scheme on “Development and Promotion of Clean Technology and Waste Minimisation Strategies” for those projects whose primary research has already been completed and are ready for Pilot scale demonstration research on innovative technologies in the areas of highly polluting categories of industries. Main objective of the demonstration research projects is to standardize the data obtained after primary research to develop and demonstrate the suitability of the prototype and to study the feasibility of the technology in the Indian environmental conditions both from economic and scientific points of view. The purpose of the scheme is to assist primarily the Small and Medium Scale units which may not have access to the clean technology end the requisite technical expertise to achieve waste minimization.

Ten copies of the proposal complete in all respect and duly recommended by the Head of the Institutions may be submitted by the Research Institutions, both public and private, Registered Companies, Apex Industry Bodies /statutory bodies under Central or State Government in the field of R&D/Extension, with proven track record of having tie-up/collaboration with industries/consortiums of industries etc. The proposal should be related to 17 categories of highly polluting industries identified by the Central Pollution Control Board. However, projects related to common treatment facilities and infrastructure may also be considered. The nature of proposals supported should conform to the objectives of the Scheme and aim at development of a new or improved product resulting in prototype development and ending with demonstration In commercial environment, or development of a new or improved process resulting in establishment of process knowhow, development of process equipment and demonstration of yield, efficacy, energy and material savings/recovery, conservation of resources and waste minimization, environmental benefits etc.

The details of the Scheme and the format for application may be accessed at, by clicking at ‘Divisions’ below ‘about the Ministry’ and further clicking at ‘Clean Technology ‘Division.

For further details please contact: Dr. M. Salahuddin, Director (SE), Clean Technology Division Ministry of Environment and Forests, Room No, 743, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi — 110 003, Tel: 011-24364595 (Tele Fax)


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Last Date for Submission of Proposals: 20°’ July, 2012


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