The State of Punjab joined RUSA on 30.10.2013 by committing to reform its higher education sector. The total funds approved by the Project Approval Board in RUSA 1.0 for the state is 215.29 Crores comprising of 129.174 Crores Central Share and 86.116 Crores as State Share.
The State joined RUSA 2.0 on 11.05.2018. The total funds approved by the Project Approval Board in RUSA 2.0 for Punjab State is 171 Crores comprising of 102.60 Crores Central Share and 68.4 Crores as State Share.
The Component-Wise funds approved and central share released till June 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||Infrastructure Grants to Universities||2||40||24|
|2||New Model Colleges||2||24||14.4|
|3||Upgradation of Existing College to MDC||4||16||9.6|
|4||New Colleges (Professional & Technical)||2||52||31.2|
|5||Infrastructure Grants to Colleges||38||76||45.6|
|7||Vocationalisation of Higher Education||13||14.82||8.892|
|S. No.||Component||Physical units approved||Total amount approved (Rs. in Crore)||Central share approved (Rs. in Crore)|
|1||Enhancing Quality and Excellence in select State Universities||1||100||60|
|2||New Model Colleges||1||12||7.2|
|3||Infrastructure Grants to Colleges||1||2||1.2|
|4||Research, Innovation and Quality Improvement||1||50||30|