Unnat Bharat Abhiyanisa flagship programme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt.of India that aims to enrich Rural India. The scheme aims to link higher educational institutions with set of atleast five villages, so that they can contribute to economic and social betterment.
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noidais an active member of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. Institute has adopted five villages from Gautam BudhNagar, Uttar Pradesh under this program.
Motivation by the vision of Gandhi ji of self-sufficient ‘Village Republics’, Govt. of India has set its vision of holistic development of villages. Under this vision, rural areas need to be developed with local resources (both material and manpower), eco-friendly technologies so that the basic need of food, clothing, shelter, sanitation, health care, energy, livelihood, education etc. are locally met.
The objective of the scheme is to
- engage faculty and students of higher educational institution in understandingrural realities.
- identify and select existing innovative technologies, enable customization of technologies or devise implementation methods for innovative solutions as required by that local community.
The scheme “Unnat Bharat Abhiyan” is inspired by vision of transformational change in rural cluster by providing knowledge base and resources of higher educational Institutions of the country to help build the architecture of Inclusive India.
It also aims to create linkage between higher educational institute with selected rural clusters, to get involved in the planning process and to promote the requisite science and technology interventions to improvise and expedite the developmental efforts in these clusters.
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Website Link: https://unnatbharatabhiyan.gov.in
Activities conducted by JIIT Noida:In this regard, JIIT Noida has understood the needs of selected villages and exploring the possibilities of customizing existing technologies as per the local needs.The institute participated in various activities suggested by MHRD i.e Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Program, Swachhata Hi SewaCampaign etc. The institute has preparedan action plan for the selected villages to enrich rural life, in close coordination with all stakeholders and is in process of implementationof the action plan in coordination with local administration and other stakeholders.
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