Assistance for Technology Acquisition and Up gradation

  1. Name of the Scheme

    The scheme will be known as assistance to enterprises for Technology acquisition and up gradation.

  2. Operative Period

    From 05/09/2012 to 04/09/2017

  3. What are the eligible activities to get the benefit? (para 8.2)
    • The enterprise acquiring the technology for the first time in India for specialized application will be considered eligible under the scheme.
    • The acquisition of technology can be in any form, including purchase of drawing and design and technology development through engaging experts/ R&D institution and/or technical consultancy firm. Mere import of machinery or Technology will not be considered as Technology acquisition.
    • Gujarat based textile machinery manufacturers can also avail the benefit for technology collaboration from abroad.
  4. Assistance available
    • The enterprises acquiring the technology will be provided financial assistance of upto 50% of the investment for technology acquisition / collaboration, with maximum of Rs 25 lakhs per process/product once during operative period of the scheme.
    • The assistance will be reimbursed after incurring of expenditure for technology acquisition and up gradation.
    • The enterprise availing the benefit for the same purpose under any other scheme of State Government will not be eligible to get benefit under this scheme.
  5. Application Form as per Annexure – 1

  6. Check List
    For Sanction of interest subsidy, the unit will have to submit the following self certified documents by the authorized signatory :

    Sr. No.ParticularsRemarks
    1 Application as per the prescribed format  
    2 Copy of EM No. / IEM No.  
    3 Registration detail of the applicant  
    4 Copy of Arrangement/ MoU/ other document for acquisition and up gradation of technology  
    5 Expenditure Statement, as per Annexure 2, with CA certificate  
    6 Copy of NOC/ Site Clearance Consent from Gujarat Pollution Control Board (if applicable)  
    7 Justification for specialized application of the technology acquired/ upgraded  
    8 Whether the enterprise availing the benefit for the same purpose under any other scheme of State Government?  
    9 Necessary documents signed by the authorized signatory  
  7. Procedure for sanction
    • The proposal as per the above checklist should be submitted to the respective District Industries Centers (DICs).
    • On receipt of application, DIC will scrutinize the application and quarry letter will be issued within 10 working days for in complete application.
    • On receipt of application along with all required documents, DICs will scrutinize and forward the proposal to Industries Commissioner within 10 working days. The Industries Commissioner will forward the proposal to General Manager (P&T), iNDEXTb for expert opinion.
    • The Industries Commissioner will submit before the State Level Committee for its decision, along with expert opinion.
    • The State Level Committee will approve the incentives as applicable under the Scheme on merit. The unit as well as DIC will be informed the SLC decision within 7 days after approval of minutes of the Committee meeting.
  8. Contact officers for further details /query

    Name : Shri S. S. Bhardwaj
    Designation:Dy. Commissioner of Industries(Texttile)
    Address: Block No. 1, 3rd Floor, Udyog Bhavan, Sector 11, Gandhinagar-382 016.
    Phone : + 91 79 79 23252686, 23252684, 23252580, 23252532
    E-mail :

Office of The Industries Commissionerate Block No. 1, 2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan, Gandhinagar 382 010. Gujarat. INDIA
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