Post installation routine maintenance (PIRM) Scheme of KVIC/India
KIVC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission) in India attempted to arange the maintenance and repair service for biogas plants and has started an integrated program aimed at doing this. Susequent to the guarantee period of two years which is attended to by the contractors, an initial three-year service phase follows which is carried out by the service mechanics trainded for this purpose. Each plant is to be visited as a routine three times a year. The trained mechanics are paid by KVIC according to the number of visits they make to plants. If there are around 200 plants within the services sector a technician can achieve an annual income of 8,000 Rps.
Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA), Bremen, Germany
Biogas Forum No. 46, 1991/III
KVIC (1991). Post installation routine maintenance (PIRM) Scheme of KVIC/India. Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA), Bremen, Germany. Biogas Forum No. 46, 1991/III.