Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship program of the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (Gol) with IIT Delhi designated as the National Coordinating Institute. It aims to create a vibrant relationship between society and higher education institutes through enabling faculty and students to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges, innovating and evolving appropriate solutions, and implementing effective interventions for accelerating sustainable growth and transformation of villages.

The program was formally launched on 11 November 2014 by the Hon'ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. As of today, there are over 3,200 higher education institutes under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan having a footprint in 548 districts, 28 states and 8 union territories, and working with over 16,000 villages. The focus areas include sustainable agricultural systems, water resource management, rural energy systems, basic amenities (rural infrastructure, sanitation, affordable healthcare, school education, digital empowerment, connectivity, etc), and artisans, industries and livelihoods.

Uniting Knowledge & Compassion

Villages Under UBA

Our university aims to empower communities, promote sustainability, foster inclusivity,
uphold ethics, and collaborate for meaningful societal impact.

Vision, Mission & Objectives


    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 and to have a paradigm shift in academic and research programs of the country.


    Develop the necessary mechanism and proper coordination among educational institutions, implementation agencies (District administration / Panchayati Raj Institutions) and the grassroots 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 resources creating sufficient employment opportunities in the process, harnessing multifarious government schemes, customised 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 responsive to the needs of the time and to bring in holistic development and enrich knowledge of students about issues of villages/society.


    To engage the faculty and students of Higher Educational Institutions in understanding rural realities.

    To identify & select existing innovative technologies, enable customisation of technologies, or devise implementation methods for innovative solutions, as per the local needs.

    To leverage the knowledge base of the educational institutions for effective implementation of various government programmes.

    Capacity enhancement of Higher Education Institutions in research and training activities relevant to national needs, especially those of rural India.

    Village Adhyan (गाँव का अध्ययन) Situation Analysis, Need Assessment of the adopted village with objective to study, assess and identify area of intervention/ initiatives on different subjects broadly categorized

    To create a virtuous cycle benefitting the society, government, and higher education system.

A few of the initiatives taken by
Uttaranchal University for Eco-Sustainability

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Donation for a
noble cause

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Blood Donation

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Services and support
during Covid-19 Pandemic

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Kapada (Vastra)

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Green Field

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Village & Field Visits

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Meal Assistance

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Sustainable Food
Procurement Practices

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Connect with

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Lab Access Program
for Local Farmers

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Technology Sharing
with Local Farmers

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Plant Stock


Villager Speaks