Outstation resource persons may be paid TA/DA as per the norms given in Annexure- X.
Honorarium to outstation/local resource person may be paid @ Rs 1500/- per person per
session of 90 minutes subject to advanced submission of the full content or at least detailed
abstract along with a ppt. Only two lectures per day will be allowed by a single resource
person. This will be subject to a maximum of Rs.6,000/- per course. Outstation resource
persons may be invited only once in a programme.
Local resource persons may be paid upto @ Rs. 500/- as actual conveyance charges each
The outstation resource person invited for the course may be paid daily allowance at the rate
of Rs.1000/- per day if the resource person makes his/her own arrangement for his/her stay. If
free lodging is provided, daily allowance will be allowed at the rate of 75% of the said DA. If
only Boarding is provided free, daily allowance shall be @ 50% of the normal rate. If both
boarding and lodging are provided free, then 25% of the normal Daily Allowance will be
Actual conveyance hire charges incurred by the resource person for travel from/to
residence/headquarters to/from the airport/ railway station as the case may be and from
airport/railway station to their place of meeting/stay and back from place of meeting/stay will
be reimbursed on production of actual receipts. Reimbursement will be allowed as per
Central Government rules.
Travel by air is allowed as per Central Government rules. Traveling between
Chennai/Kolkata & Andaman and Nicobar Islands, between Bhubaneswar and Port Blair and
between Kochi/Kozhikode and Lakshdweep by the Resource Persons will be governed by the
rules as prescribed for Central Government employees.
Only economy class apex fare would be paid by the UGC.
Travel by Rail/Road will be allowed as per Central Government rules.
If the travel is undertaken by resource persons for Inter-city travel from the place of his/her
residence / headquarters to the place of meeting by taxi or in own car, road mileage payable
will be limited to rail fare by the highest entitled class available on that particular sector if the
two stations are connected by rail. Where two stations are not connected by rail, road mileage
for such a travel or part thereof will be paid at the rate as per the Central Government rules as
modified from time to time.
However, irrespective of the fact that two stations are connected by rail, travel by own
car/taxi may be allowed at the rate as prescribed for Central Government employees or other
statutory bodies whichever is higher. This concession may be allowed if the journey is not
more than 400 kms.
Local resource persons may be paid upto @ Rs. 500/- as actual conveyance
charges each way.
Mileage allowance for local journey at the tour stations to outstation resource persons will not
be reimbursed as the DA being paid to resource persons contains an element of traveling
allowance for local journeys.
Rs. 300/- per working day per participant will be paid to the RCCB and HRDCs for
providing hospitality. In case a local participant does not avail the facility of hospitality by
the RCCB and HRDCs, he/she will be paid Rs. 300/- per working day.
Teacher participants may be paid upto a limit of A/C III railway fare (all trains) or A/C
deluxe bus fare on production of tickets.
Outstation participants may be provided free boarding and lodging by the University. To
cover the cost of their boarding/ lodging, the Commission will pay the University on
reimbursement basis Rs. 500/- per day for outstation participant for ‘A’ class cities, Rs. 400/-
per day for other places. In case only free lodging is provided, DA will be allowed at 75
percent of the ordinary rate of daily allowance. The allowance will be used purely for the
purpose of giving boarding/lodging to the participants.
In case the outstation participant does not avail the facility for boarding/lodging, he/she will
be paid Rs.300/- per day.
Confirmation of participation telephonically/E-mail followed by a letter duly signed by the Principal / Head of the Institution is must.
There will be four sessions of 90 minutes duration on all working days with suitable breaks. Participants attendance for all sessions is compulsory and leave of any kind is not allowed. Any absence will be communicated to the Head of the Institution and Other authorities concerned.
There will be periodic tests, seminars, project proposal submission, micro teaching, which are compulsory. The participant should prepare a project proposal and present a seminar on a topic pertaining to their subject during the course. The participant will be evaluated as per UGC norms and grades will be awarded.
Participants are to bring the relieving orders from the Principal / Head of the Institution at the time of registration for the course.
Please note that failure to adhere to the rules and discipline of the HRDC and absence from sessions leads to disqualification and denial of the certificate of participation. The Participant has to sign an undertaking at the time of registration to abide by the evaluation process and accept the grade awarded on the basis of participants performance
As per the UGC guidelines, the participant has to pay 1000/- as admission fee (Non refundable). And must bring a DD of a Nationalised bank, favouring the Director, Human Resource Development Centre, Karnatak University, Dharwad.
Kindly bring a certificate to the effect that your University/College/Institution is included under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act., failing which no TA/DA will be paid. Only such participants are eligible for A/C III tier railway fare (all trains) or A/C Deluxe bus fare on the production of tickets. Only for such participants will be eligible for DA of 400/- per day (for outstation participants) and 300/- per working day for local participants at the end of the course.
Teachers working in universities and colleges that are included under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, even though they may not yet be fit to be included under Section 12 (B), may be invited to participate in the Orientation Programmes and Refresher Programmes. The teachers of colleges that do not yet come within the purview of Section 12(B), but have been affiliated to a university for at least two years, will be permitted to participate in the programmes/courses. However, they won’t be paid TA/DA and other allowances for attending these courses.
For the Orientation Programmes, newly appointed Assistant Professors within two years of continuous service and all those teachers who require orientation for getting a higher grade will be allowed. Attendance in Orientation programmes would be must for placement in the higher grade pay.
For the Refresher Courses, participation in the Orientation Programme is a prerequisite for admission. However, in exceptional cases a teacher may be allowed to complete a Refresher Course prior to completion of an Orientation Programme. Also, there should be a minimum gap of one year between two courses, though it may be relaxed if adequate number of participants is not available or it is essential for the teacher to fulfill eligibility conditions for career advancement.
The Orientation Programme will be of four weeks duration, with minimum of 24 working days (excluding Sundays) and 144 contact hours (six hours a day). The refresher course will be of three weeks duration, with minimum of 18 working days (excluding Sundays) and 108 contact hours (six hours a day). If a participant fails to complete the requisite contact hours in a programme, he may be permitted to make up for the backlog hours at his/her own cost in another programme by the RCCB and HRDCs concerned.
Part time/ Ad hoc/temporary/contract teachers who have been teaching for at least three academic sessions in an institution which has been affiliated to a University for at least two years may be permitted to participate in the Orientation Programme/ Refresher Course to enhance their skills.
Universities and colleges must allow interested teachers to attend UGC -RCCB and HRDCs programmes based on their eligibility otherwise valid reasons will have to be intimated to the teacher concerned in writing.