Unnat Bharat Abhiyan at NIT Raipur

  • NIT Raipur is participating in Unnat Bharat Abhiyan with all its students, staff, and faculty members. Two rounds of meetings with the District Collector, Raipur and the CEO Jila Pnachayat Raipur have taken place.
  • UBA Cell coordinator attended a meeting of coordinators of UBA Cells from various institutes at IIT Delhi on September, 17, 2015.
  • In consultation with the District Collector Raipur a cluster of five villages in the Development Block Dharsiwa, namely, Gomchi, Tendua, Guma, Bana, and Kara have been identified.
  • Initial discussions with the inhabitants of these villages are going on to understand various problems and issues and to come up with feasible solutions for the same.

The UBA Cell of the following officials is constituted to implement the activities under UBA.

Shri Harendra Bikrol, Department of MCA - Coordinator
Dr. Goverdhan Bhatt, Department of Civil Engg. (NSS in-charge) - Member
Dr. Santosh Penta, Department of Chemistry (NCC in-charge) - Member
Dr. Ravi K. Jade, Department of Mining Engg. - Member

NIT Raipur has been identified as Regional Coordinating Institute (RCI) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to contribute in the implementation of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan effectively. In this regard following committee is constituted :

Dr. Sudhakar Pandey, Department of IT - Regional Coordinator
Dr. Manikant Verma, Department of Civil Engg. - Member
Dr. Jagadish, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Member
Dr. (Mrs.) Vandana Agrawal, Department of Architecture - Member

Our Services

Some of the areas the UBA Cell has identified to work on at these villages are:

  • Village sanitation
  • Drinking water supply
  • Energy, including renewable energy
  • Agriculture and allied activities
  • Irrigation
  • Improving technology of handicrafts and Artisans
  • Affordable housing
  • Improving educational standards
  • Improving Health
  • Proper use of IT applications

UBA Cell

  • UBA Cell members
  • UBA Cell functions directly under the supervision of the Director, NIT Raipur.
  • NSS unit in the institute is involved in the UBA activities.
  • NCC unit of the institute is also involved in UBA activities.
  • Student clubs like Sahyog, Technocracy, We Care – Green Movement, Sanskriti, Click the Photography Club, Raga the Music Club are also involved with the activities of the UBA cell.

Visit http://unnat.iitd.ac.in for more details about UBA CELL.

Villages selected under UBA

Block  :  Dharsiwa
District  :  Raipur
State  :  Chhattisgarh

Selected Villages :

Dharsiwa is a village panchayat located in the Raipur district of Chhattisgarh state,India. The latitude 21.4081864 and longitude 81.6719914 are the geocoordinate of the Dharsiwa.


The nearest railway station in and around Dharsiwa

The nearest main railway station near Dharsiwa is Raipur located at a distance of 8.5 kilometer.

Nearest airport to Dharsiwa

Dharsiwa‘s nearest airport is Swami Vivekananda Airport situated at 25.7 KM distance.

Swami Vivekananda Airport 25.7 KM.