Front loaded subsidy for connection shall be payable only for net addition.
Front loaded subsidy for connection and Equity annual subsidy where payable upto a maximum period of two years from the date of installation or up-till the validity of the agreement whichever is earlier.
Subsidy for the broadband kiosks in the form of Equated Quarterly Installations for three years from the date of installation or till the validity of the agreement, whichever is earlier.
The claim shall be duly certified with an Affidavit as per Annexure I by a representative of the Universal Service Provider duly authorized by a Board Resolution of the Universal Service Provider.
For the connections that remain faulty for more than seven days in a quarter, the USP shall provide rebate against the charges for the connections as per TRAI Regulations.
The kiosks that remain faulty for more than 7 days in a quarter, shall not be reckoned for the purpose of disbursement of full equated quarterly subsidy from USOF and subsidy payable shall be reduced proportionately.
The connections/kiosks that are closed permanently either on account of surrenders, shifts out of the local exchange area or non-payment by the customers shall be eligible to receive the equated annual subsidy support from USOF from the date of installation till the date on which they are closed.