CHANDIGARH, OCT 31
The Haryana Government has reconstituted State Level Screening Committee headed by Principal Secretary, Archives Department to screen and scrutinize all proposals received in the Archives Department for getting financial assistance from the National Archives of India.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Archives Department said that committee would screen and scrutinize all proposals received in the Archives Department from various registered voluntary organizations, educational institutions including private colleges, private library and museums, universities including deemed universities and individuals for listening, cataloguing, translation and publication of manuscripts or rare books, historical documents, photographs, charts and maps for getting financial assistance from the National Archives of India. The tenure of committee would be of three years, he added.
He said that committee would receive all applications or proposals for financial assistance under the scheme implemented by National Archives of India from various non government organizations or individuals located within the jurisdiction of the state. It would also examine these applications or proposals to ascertain coverage under the said scheme, status of the applicant institution or individual including their capacity to pool in their matching share and importance and feasibility of the proposal or project. Apart from this, the committee would submit recommendation or observation to National Archives of India for consideration in the meeting of the Grants Committee for the said scheme.
He said that Director General, Archives Department would be member whereas Chairman, Department of History, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and Chairman, Department of History, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak would serve as non official members of the committee. The Assistant Director of the concerned Regional Repository would be Special Invitee. The Deputy Director, Archives would coordinate all the activities and compile all proposals received from Regional Repositories and put up them for consideration to the Committee.