About Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Centre BuildingUnnat Bharat Abhiyan, a flagship national program of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and IIT Delhi has been designated to function as lead and coordinating organization for UBA activities in the country. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is inspired by the vision of transformational change in rural development processes by leveraging knowledge institutions to help build the architecture of an Inclusive India.

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan will strive to pursue the following:

  • Develop the necessary mechanism and proper coordination among educational institutions, implementation agencies (District Administration / Panchayati Raj Institutions) and the grass root level stakeholders to enable effective intervention at the field level.
  • Select suitable rural clusters and effectively participate in the holistic development of these clusters using eco-friendly sustainable technologies and local re-sources creating sufficient employment opportunities in the process, harnessing multifarious government schemes, Customized use of existing technologies and use of knowledge as per the local needs.
  • Reorienting the academic curricula and research programs in higher educational institutions to make them more in alignment with the local needs to bring in holistic development and enrich knowledge of students about issues of villages / society.
  • Not only a unique state of art infrastructure has been set up at DDUKK, but the curricula and method of imparting education have also been reframed thoroughly to make the knowledge dissemination more student adaptable and friendly.