Scheme for payment of grant-in-aid for purchase of ambulance van To limestone & dolomite mines managements .
Necessity for providing special facilities for carrying seriously
ill / injured limestone and dolomite mine workers from the dispensaries /
hospitals of the management / residences to bigger hospitals is well
established more so because most of the mines ore highly mechanized with
chances for serious accidents. The mines and mines dispensaries are located at
remote places some time 40 to 50 kms. Away from a
well equipped government hospital.
Every owner of a limestone or a dolomite mine who employs 75 or
more workers in a manually / or mechanized operated mine and who maintains a
standard hospital / dispensary / combined dispensary providing treatment
facilities for the benefit of labour employed in
their mines subject to inspection under rule-30 will be eligible for such
grant-in-aid in respect of non-recurring expenditure for purchases of new
ambulance van as the central government may decided subject to the conditions
that it will not exceed 75% of the actual cost of the ambulance van or Rs.
3,00,000 /-the cost of standard (matador) cheapest make of van whichever is
less. A mine owner may also apply for grant-in-aid for replacement of an
ambulance van if it is certified by state transport department that the old van
is not fit for use, while sanctioning a replacement van, the sale price of the
old vehicle to be sold will also be taken into consideration, for a combined
dispensary for two or more mines / and mines situated within a radius of 10 kms. Grant-in-aid will be sanctioned only for one ambulance
payment of grant-in-aid is subject to further following conditions:
That the work for which the grant is made is duly and promptly executed and the
money is actually utilized for the purpose for which it is granted.
2 That the data on
which the grant is calculated are in accordance with facts.
3 That any
particulars which the central government may from time to time require for proper discharge of its
responsibilities are promptly supplied.
4 In the event or violation
of any condition imposed, the applicant owner shall be liable to pay the entire
amount with interest at the rate of 14 % per annum thereon to the central government immediately.
Any agreement shall be executed by the mine owner. A specimen of the agreement
form is given in appendix-II. An application for grant-in-aid for purchases of ambulance van is given at appendix.