Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship programme of Ministry of Education (MOE), Govt. of India that aims to bring transformational change in rural development. The scheme aims to link higher educational institutions with at least five villages, so that they can contribute to economic and social betterment of villages. Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat is an active participating Institute for UBA. Five villages in vicinity of university campus (Chawsha, Richhana, Bisha, Wakna, and Dumehar) have been adopted for enhancement of their standards of living, better environment for education and living.
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is inspired by the vision of transformational change in rural development processes byleveraging knowledge institutions to help build the architecture of an Inclusive India
The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with thepeople of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for acceleratingsustainable growth. It also aims to create a virtuous cycle between society and an inclusive academic system by providingknowledge and practices for emerging professions and to upgrade the capabilities of both the public and theprivate sectors in responding to the development needs of rural India.
• To build an understanding of the development agenda within institutes of Higher Education and an institutional capacity and training relevant to national needs, especially those of rural India.
• To re-emphasize the need for field work, stake-holder design for societal objectives as the basis of higher education.
• To provide rural India and regional agencies with access to the professional resources of the institutes of higher education, especially those that have acquired academic excellence in the field of science, engineering And technology, and management.
• To improve development outcomes as a consequence of this research. To develop new professions and new processes to sustain and absorb the outcomes of research.
• To foster a new dialogue within the larger community on science, society and the environment and to develop a sense of dignity and collective destiny.