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Testing Equipment Assistance Scheme

Government of Haryana 

Industries and Commerce Department

NOTIFICATION

 

The 29th January, 2016

No. 49/43/2015-4IB1 in pursuance to the provision under Chapter 12 of Enterprises Promotion Policy-2015 notified vide No. 49/43/2015-4IB1 dated 14th August, 2015, the Governor of Haryana is pleased to notify the “Testing Equipment Assistance Scheme” for the Micro and Small enterprises located anywhere in the State. The scheme will consist of the following provisions:

 

1.          Objective

In order to ensure „Zero Defect‟ in the quality of products to make globally competitive, the Micro and small enterprises have to upgrade the quality of the products for which they are required to create testing facilities for testing of raw-materials and end products. The Micro and Small entrepreneurs find it difficult to purchase the testing equipments because of limited resources. In order to meet this objective, State Govt. has made provision for Testing Equipment Assistance Scheme.

 

2.         Quantum of Assistance

The financial support of 50% subsidy limited to maximum of Rs. 5 lakh per year for the purchase of new testing equipments shall be provided to an eligible micro and small enterprise.

 

3.         Commencement and Applicability

The Scheme shall commence with effect from 15.8.2015 for the Testing Equipment Assistance and shall remain in operation till 15.08.2020. The assistance shall be admissible on the purchase of testing equipments after 14.08.2015 and before 14.08.2020.

 

4.       Eligibility

 

All Micro and Small enterprises existing anywhere in the State, which have obtained SSI registration/ filed EM Part-II/Udyog Aadhar with respective District Industries Centre shall be eligible under the scheme. Such enterprises must also comply with the following conditions:

  1. The unit should not have been placed in the restrictive list as notified by the State government from time to time.
  2. The unit should have obtained NOC/CLU from competent Authority if applicable.
  3. The unit should be in commercial production.
  4. The unit should be in regular production at the time of disbursement. Therefore, the subsidy shall not be released to a closed unit.
  5. No subsidy shall be admissible on the second hand Testing Equipment and the equipment shall not be disposed off for five years from the date of purchase without approval of Competent Authority.

 

5.       Procedure

5.1 Application on prescribed Form (Annexure-I) for the grant of Testing Equipment Assistance on the purchase of testing equipments, along with listed documents would be submitted to the Director of Industries & Commerce, on the web portal of the Department within three months of purchase of testing equipments.

5.2 The application would be processed and examined. The deficiencies, if any, would be communicated to the applicant in writing within a period of 10 working days and the applicant would be given a time period of eight weeks to rectify the deficiencies so pointed out. An enterprise shall not be required to submit any additional document other than those specified under Annexure-I unless required for establishing genuineness of the claim.

5.3 In case the deficiencies are not removed within the prescribed period, the claim shall be filed by the Competent Authority, under intimation to the applicant through an e-mail.

5.4 A claim application so filed may be reopened with the orders of Director of Industries & Commerce provided request for the same is received within a period of 30 days from the date of rejection of the claim by the designated Competent Authority.

 

6.         Time Limit to apply

The enterprise shall forfeit its entitlement for the Testing Equipment Assistance, if it does not submit its claim, complete in all respects within three months of purchase of the Testing Equipments.

 

7.        Competent Authority for sanction

The Additional Director Industries & Commerce shall be competent authority for sanction of the subsidy within 30 days from the date of completion of the claim.

 

8.        Interpretation/ Relaxation

Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Haryana shall be competent to make interpretation/ relaxation of any provision of this scheme.

 

9.         Appeal

An appeal against an order passed by the Competent Authority shall lie with the Director of Industries & Commerce, Haryana within a period of 30 days from the date of communication of the order appealed against. Orders passed by the Director Industries & Commerce in appeal shall be final.

 

10.        Penal Action

In case, it is found at any stage that the applicant has claimed Testing Equipment Assistance on the basis of wrong facts, the applicant shall besides refunding assistance with compound rate of interest @ 12% per annum and facing legal action, be debarred from grant of any incentives/assistance from the State Government.

 

 

DEVENDER SINGH

Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana, 

Industries and Commerce Department.

  

 

Annexure-I

 

Application format for claiming Testing Equipment subsidy.

  1. Name of applicant (Authorized person of the unit)
  1. Name & Address of the unit with telephone no. and e-mail.
  1. EM Part II / Udhyog Aadhar no. and date.
  1. Item of manufacture/processing as indicated in the EM Part II.
  1. Category of the unit (Micro/Small).
  1. Details of new Testing equipments purchased on which subsidy has been claimed.
    1. Name of the equipments.
    2. Cost of equipments.
    3. Date of purchase.
    4. Name of tests to be conducted.

 

  1. Details of reimbursement/subsidy (name of the equipment & amount of subsidy) claimed from the Government, if any.
  1. Amount of subsidy claimed through present application.
  1. Self attested copies of documents to be attached with the application:
    1. Acknowledgement of Entrepreneur Memorandum (EM) part-II.
    2. Certificate of Incorporation/ Partnership deed.
    3. Board resolution/ Power of attorney.
    4. Copies of the purchase invoices of equipments on which subsidy has been claimed and proof of payment made to the supplier.
    5. CA certificate in respect of investment in plant & machinery (Annexure-II).
    6. Change of Land Use (CLU)/ NOC from competent authority, if applicable.
    7. List of existing Testing Equipments.

 

 

Signature of the applicant (with seal)

 

Declaration:

 

I,______________________ do hereby solemnly state that I am proprietor/partner/director/_________________of M/s________________________located ____________which is engaged in the manufacture of________________ and I have been authorized to file the testing equipment assistance with the Department of Industries and Commerce, Haryana.

 

2. I do hereby affirm that the particulars given in the application are correct. In case, any of the statement/ information furnished in the application/ documents later found to be wrong or incorrect or misleading, I do hereby undertake to refund the entire amount of assistance of Rs._______________ (Rupees______________________________________________) granted to me at the compound rate of interest @12% per annum, besides facing legal action in case facts contained in this application are proved to be wrong at the time of verification/ checking or otherwise at any stage.

 

 

 

Dated:                                                                                   

Signature of the applicant

(with seal)

 

 

Annexure-II

 

Certificate from Chartered Accountant regarding investment in plant & machinery (on a CA letter head)

 

To whom it may concern

The  records of M/s  .................................... with their  regd. Office at ....................... and factory located at ...................................................... in  respect  of  investment  in  plant  &  machinery (original  purchase  value)  of  the ndustrial  unit has been  verified.  It  is  certified that  the investment in  plant & machinery as on date................ stands as Rs.................... It is further certified that the testing equipment has been installed and amount of Rs. …………………… has been paid up on the account of purchase of said equipment.

 

 

Name & signature of the Chartered Accountant

with stamps & CA membership number

 

Dated ......................