The State of Himachal Pradesh joined RUSA on 31.10.2013 by committing to reform its higher education sector. The Project Approval Board (PAB) in its 3rd, 8th and 9th meetings held on 13.05.14, 02.09.15 and 01.12.15, approved proposals of the State worth Rs. 226 crores, comprising of Rs. 203.4 crore as Central share (90%) and Rs. 22.6 crore (10%) as State’s share.
The State joined RUSA 2.0 in the 12th, 13th & 14th PAB held on 25th May, 2018, 30th July, 2018 & 17th Sep, 2018. The funds approved by PAB in RUSA 2.0 is 90 Crores comprising of 81 Crores Central Share and 9 Crores as State Share.
The Component-Wise funds approved and central share released till 7th July, 2019 under RUSA 1.0 & RUSA 2.0 are given below:
|S. No.||Component||Physical units approved||Total amount approved (Rs. in Crore)||Central share approved (Rs. in Crore)
|1||Creation of Cluster University||1||55||49.5|
|2||Infrastructure Grants to Universities||1||20||18|
|3||New Model Colleges||2||24||21.6|
|4||Up gradation of Existing Colleges to MDCs||1||4||3.6|
|5||Creation of Professional Colleges||1||26||23.4|
|6||Infrastructure Grants to Colleges||46||92||82.8|
|S. No.||Component||Physical units approved||Total amount approved (Rs. in Crore)||Central share approved (Rs. in Crore)|
|1||Infrastructure Grants to Universities||1||20||18|
|2||New Model Colleges||1||12||10.8|
|3||Upgradation of existing college to MDC||2||8||7.2|
|4||Infrastructure Grants to Colleges||25||50||45|