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.
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, with the intension to enrich Rural India. It aims to create a vibrant relationship between the society and the higher education institutes, with the latter providing the knowledge and technology support to improve the livelihoods in rural areas and to upgrade the capabilities of both the public and private organizations in the society.
Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0, the institutions are selected in a challenge mode and the scheme has to extend to 750 Higher Educational institutes (both public and private) of the country. Also, the scope for providing Subjects experts Groups and Regional Coordinating Institutes to handhold and guide the participating institutions have been strengthened. IIT, Delhi has been designed the functions as the National Educational institutes, in a phase manner. Each selected institute would adopt a cluster of village/Panchayat and gradually expand the outreach over a period of time. In this process, faculties and students of such institutes would be re-oriented and connected to the rural relatives so that their learning and research work also becomes more relevant to the society.
Under Unnat Bharaty Abhiyan Gandhi Institute for Education Technology, Baniatangi adopted five villages named as Bajpur, Nandapur, Chatipur, Baniatangi and Sialia under Khorda Block of Odisha. In last survey UBA team conducted a household survey of two villages named Bajpur and Baniatangi for development of people in the field of education, awareness regarding different government schemes and other social particulars. Further other villages survey is going on by UBA team of G.I.E.T..
In this survey data collection from 71 families with one respondent of each family is done. In this data various information such as educational data, adhar card data, health issues, about MNREGA job card has been collected by UBA team of G.I.E.T., Baniatangi, Khordha