Saturday, October 23, 2021

Union Education Minister reviews progress of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan Scheme

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank held a review meeting regarding the progress of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan Scheme (UBA) through video conferencing today. During the meeting, Mr Pokhriyal stressed that UBA should be instrumental in sensitizing the school teachers regarding National Education Policy, 2020.

He highlighted the need for a portal which will serve as an interactive platform for different institutions wherein they can share success stories ad motivate each other.Mr Pokhriyal suggested to carry out a state-wise study and to set targets regarding the parameters under UBA such as improvement in literacy and healthcare among others.

The Minister appreciated IIT Delhi for the progress made under UBA. He said that under the scheme, higher education institutions are connecting with the society and villages helping the students and faculty to gain practical knowledge and traditional wisdom. The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth.

Secretary, Higher Education Amit Khare and National Steering Committee, UBA Dr. Vijay Bhatkar were among those present during the meeting.

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