Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Date: December 13, 2014

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched a programme called Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.

Aim: to connect institutions of higher education, including Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) etc. with local communities to address the development challenges through appropriate technologies.

The objectives of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan are broadly two-fold:

Building institutional capacity in Institutes of higher education in research & training relevant to the needs of rural India.
Provide rural India with professional resource support from institutes of higher education, especially those which have acquired academic excellence in the field of Science, Engineering & Technology and Management
Under this programme, 132 villages have been identified for intervention by 16 institutes of higher education so far.