The National Archives of India supports Archival Repositories, Government Libraries/ State Museums/ Union Territory Administrations under the Scheme of Financial Assistance.
This scheme is for the developmental activities and preservation of records, books and manuscripts. The financial assistance is provided in the ratio of 75:25 (i.e. Central Government share is 75% and State Government share is 25%).
The financial assistance received under the scheme by the Assam State Archives till date is as follows:
|SL.No||Period||Amount Total Central share 75% |
|Amount Total State share 25% |
|Total Sanctioned |
|1||2010-2011||6.00 Lakh||2.00 Lakh||8.00 Lakh||(1) Purchased five computer along with hardware and software |
(3) 1 Ton Air conditioner: 1 Nos
(4) 2 KVA online UPS: 1 Nos
(5) 500 VA online UPS: 1 Nos
(6) 5 KVA Generator: 1 Nos
|2||2011-2012||28,27,500 Lakh||9,42,500 Lakh||37,70,000 Lakh||1) Purchased Reprographic equipment for microfilming of records. |
1.1)Microfliming Camera: 1 Nos.
1.2)Microfliming Processor: 1 Nos.
1.3)Automated MF scanner: 1 Nos.
1.4)Microfliming Inspector: 1 Nos.
1.5)Densitometer: 1 Nos.
1.6)Roll Flim 35mm: 100 Nos.
1.7)Chemical (developer & fixer)
1.8)Stationery Items: Steel cabinet , Chair etc.
1.9)Air conditioner: 3 Nos.
2.0)Purchase of Plotter: 1 Nos.
2.1)Data entry and digitization done for 50,000 records in AIMS software
The Assam State Archives is the nodal agency for processing applications of different Government and non-Government organizations as well as individuals who are seeking financial assistance from the National Archives of India for preserving rare and old documents, manuscripts, rare books etc. under their custody.
The grant of scheme is up to Rupees 10 lakhs on the condition that the applicant organization should bear 25% of the project cost. The schemes are recommended to the National Archives of India by the State Level Screening Committee of the Assam State Archives. The financial assistance is provided in the ratio of 75:25 (i.e. Central Government share is 75% and State Government share is 25%).
The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) has started a calendaring programme of all important archival records in collaboration with Assam State Archives, which commenced in July 2013. Under this programme, three scholars appointed by ICHR have completed calendaring of more than two thousands files from the following series of records: