Human Resource Development Ministry launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 in New Delhi on 25th April. Minister of Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar addressing the launching ceremony at AICTE headquarters through video message said that students are actual agents of change for a nation who can empower, develop, and brighten the future of the country.
Javadekar said that Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 is in sync with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream to transform India. In this students from colleges and universities will visit nearby villages to acquaint themselves with the life of villagers and the challenges they face. He reiterated Mahatma Gandhi’s quote that the soul of India is in its villages and every village has its own beauty and challenges.
He further added that this unique initiative of HRD ministry will serve as real Bharat Darshan for students and it is also an opportunity for them to learn about the basic challenges faced by rural people and to bring out practical solutions for their betterment.
The Minister advised students to involve local village people at every stage of problem identification and solving issues relating to health, cleanliness, waste management, plantation, financial inclusion, women and child development etc. Shri Javadekar informed that the Ministry will bring out a practical handbook relating to Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.