Ministry of Heavy Industries

Rs.54.22 crore utilized under the Scheme on ‘Enhancement of Competitiveness in Indian Capital Goods Sector in the financial year 2020-21

Rs.37.692 crore released to Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur for setting up of Centre of Excellence

Posted On: 03 AUG 2021 4:27PM by PIB Delhi

Eight Centres of Excellence for Technology Development (CoE), nine Common Engineering Facility Centres including four SAMARTH Udyogcentres for Industry (details in Annexure) have been established at research and academic institutes of eminence across the country. Ministry has embarked on an innovative path to engender Research & Development in manufacturing by establishing six Technology Platforms which shall be accelerators for making India self-reliant in Capital Goods Sector and Auto Sector with focus on developing mother technologies.

The total Funds utilized, under the Scheme on ‘Enhancement of Competitiveness in Indian Capital Goods Sector’ in the financial year 2020-21 is Rs.54.22 crore for the financial year 2020-21.

So far, Rs. 37.692 crore has been released to Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), West Bengal regarding funding for setting up of “Centre of Excellence (CoE) under the Scheme on Enhancement of competitiveness in the Indian Capital Goods Sector.

The scheme on ‘Enhancement of competitiveness in the Indian Capital Goods Sector’ was notified in November, 2014 to encourage technology development and infrastructure creation.

Under the Auto Sector, Ministry of Heavy Industries has two schemes, viz., (i) Scheme named “Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India (FAME India) Scheme” is being implemented for promotion of electric vehicles in India. At present, Phase-II of FAME India Scheme is being implemented w.e.f. 01st April, 2019 for a period of 5 years with a total budgetary support of Rs.10,000 crores.(ii) The Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for manufacturing of Advance Chemistry Cell (ACC) in the country approved by the Government on 12th May 2021 . The total outlay of the scheme is Rs. 18,100 crore for 5 years. The scheme envisages to establish a competitive ACC battery manufacturing set up in the country. Under the Scheme, a mechanism for availing incentives on manufacturing ACCs with higher specific energy density and cycles is provided.  These schemes are pan India.

Annexure

Centre for Excellence (COE) for technology Development

S.N.

Centre

State/ UT

1

CMTI, Bangalore

Karnataka

2

IIT, Madras

Tamil Nadu

3

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

4

HEC, Ranchi

Jharkhand

5

Si’tarc, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

6

IISc, Bangalore

Karnataka

7

IIT, Kharagpur

West Bengal

8

IIT, Delhi

Delhi

 

Common Engineering Facility Centres

S.N.

Centre

State

If SAMARTH Centre

1

IISc, Bangalore

Karnataka

Yes

2

IIT, Delhi

Delhi

Yes

3

C4i4, Pune

Maharashtra

Yes

4

CMTI, Bangalore

Karnataka

Yes

5

HMT, Bangalore

Karnataka

No

6

HEC, Ranchi

Jharkhand

No

7

Bardoli , Surat

Gujarat

No

8

CMTI, Bangalore

Karnataka

No

9

Korus, Bahadurgarh

Haryana

No

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in Lok Sabha today

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