Publish Date: 15th August 2020

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan Awards Competitive Perennial Grant of Rs 1.75 lakh each to 78 selected Participating Institutes for effective implementation of Govt.’s flagship programme

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On the occasion of the country’s 74th Independence Day, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Education, declared the winners of Perennial Fund Award.

Under the award, a cash prize of Rs 1.75 lakh will be given to each of the selected Participating Institutes who have implemented the programme in an effective manner.

The UBA also declared the winners of a photo story competition titled ‘Unnati Ki kahani Chitro Ki Zubani’.

The results were announced by Dr. Vijay Bhatkar, Chairman, National Steering Committee (NSC), UBA and Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Co-Chairman, NSC UBA & Director, IIT Delhi in the presence of Prof VK Vijay, National Coordinator, UBA; Prof Vivek Kumar and Prof Priyanka Kaushal, National Co-Coordinators, UBA.

In total, 78 selected Participating Institutes of the UBA will be awarded Perennial Fund Award of Rs. 1.75 lakh each for the effective implementation of the programme by them i.e participation in Gram Sabhas, preparation of Village Development Report, making some technical interventions for the holistic development of the adopted villages.

List of Perennial Fund Award winners

Nearly 290 applications were received for this award. The award’s objective is to create competition among the Participating Institutes for the impactful delivery of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan mandate.

Five winning institutes (out of 840 applications) of the photo story competition will get a cash prize of Rs 5000 each.

Winning institutes of Phto Story competion:

AISHE Code Institute Name State District
C-32837 Institute of Information Technology & Management Delhi Janakpuri, New Delhi
C-21248 Vasanta College for Women, Rajghat Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
C 25045 M.A.M. College of Engineering and Technology Tamil Nadu Tiruchirapalli
C-41151 St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu Thoothukudi
U-0049 Assam Don Bosco University Assam Kamrup Metropolitan District

The photo story competition covers the best photos of the activities in the villages by the Participating Institutes.