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Research Funding Rules
Amendment, Removal of Difficulties, Supersession
of Earlier Decisions, Interpretation, Public Access
Research Projects Committee may, by a simple resolution
passed at any of its meetings, amend any part of
these Rules, including the Annexures, whereafter
the amendment shall come into effect from the date
of the meeting, unless otherwise provided for in
an amendment of the Rule which in any way affects
the powers and functions of the Council shall not
come into effect without approval of the Council;
and it shall, if approved by the Council, be effective
only from the date of such approval, unless another
date for its coming into effect is specified in
the amendment; and
the Council may by a simple resolution amend these
Rules, or modify an amendment proposed by the Research
Projects Committee under the preceding proviso,
such amendment or modified amendment to come into
effect from the date of the meeting of the Council,
unless otherwise provided for in the amendment.
in a particular case it should appear that certain
provisions of these Rules are mutually inconsistent,
or cannot be implemented owing to certain special
circumstances, or, if implemented, may cause undue
hardship or difficulty, the Chairman may, for reasons
to be recorded by him, suspend the operation
of specific provisions of these Rules in a particular
case or a particular set of cases, and report
the said suspension to the next meeting of the
Research Projects Committee, which may decide to
confirm the suspension by an appropriate amendment
of these Rules or to terminate it.
These Rules supersede all previous decisions of
the Research Projects Committee to the extent that
such decisions are inconsistent with these Rules.
Should it transpire that any provision of these
Rules are inconsistent with any decision of the
Council, the latter shall prevail, until the Council
shall have accorded its approval to these Rules,
whereafter any previous decisions of the Council
inconsistent with these Rules shall stand superseded.
Notwithstanding anything contained in Clause 1,
Annexures to these Rules may also be amended by
the Chairman who shall then report the amendment
to the Research Projects Committee.
(b) Should there appear any inconsistency
between the provisions of any clause of these Rules
and anything contained in the said Annexures, the
former shall be prevail.
any dispute about interpretation of these Rules
arise, the interpretation given by the Chairman
shall be followed.
Provided that any person aggrieved by the said interpretation
may represent to the Research Projects Committee
whose decision in the matter shall be final.
copy of these Rules, with all amendments made therein
from time to time, shall be kept in the Library
of the ICHR, to be made available to public during