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CSIR, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT Delhi And Vijnana Bharati Sign A Tripartite MoU

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On Wednesday - 29 July 2020, India's capital New Delhi witnessed the much-awaited MoU signing between Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (UBA-IITD) and Vijana Bharti (VIBHA), New Delhi.

The MoU aims to grant admission to CSIR rural technologies in order to progress UBA. Predictions are made about the MoU to give base for cooperation and collaboration for the implementation of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) for developing the rural Indian parts. Paving the path for CSIR technologies adoption and equivalent knowledge base in alignment with hopes of people in the maintenance of programs like UBA and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA). The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) recognizes UBA as a flagship national program. UBA envisions to change rural development steps through establishing knowledge institutions intervention and develop an all-inclusive India.

A comprehensive structural network is a primary requirement for developing UBA execution in all over the nation. Adding to this, the importance of attaining synergy in partnership of relevant ministries, district administration, local Panchayat Raj Institutes (PRIs), voluntary organizations, stakeholders and joining institutions in UBA. Through the MoU, CSIR-UBA, IITD-VIBHA will be able to work in collaboration for completing the mission is immense.

In attendance of Dr. Shekhar Mande DG CSIR and Secretary DSIR; Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director CSIR-NISTADS; Prof. Virendra Kumar Vijay, National Coordinator, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Prof. Centre for Rural Development and Technology (CRDT), IIT Delhi; Dr. Sunil K. Khare, Dean, CRDT, IIT Delhi; Prof. Vivek Kumar and Dr. Priyanka Kaushal, CRDT, IIT Delhi; the aforesaid MoU was signed. Accompanying them, Shri Jayant Jahasrabudhe and Shri Praveen Ramdas from VIBHA, New Delhi were there during the event.

Delineating about the MoU, Dr. Shekhar Mande said that the collaboration is important for making CSIR technologies famous among the people of the country. He highlighted CSIR has an enrich history of making various technologies and products by collaborating with different stakeholders.

Sharing optimistic views about the MoU, Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal said that it will provide operative collaboration among CSIR, IIT Delhi, and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA) for accomplishing the goals of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.

Shri Virendra Kumar Vijay said that Unnat Bharat Abhiyan has attained the status of a national level program from its initiation in 2014. He mentioned that a plethora of institutions are coming forward in a shorter interval. Dr. Khare said that the collaboration of CSIR and IIT Delhi will enhance the development of India by increasing cooperation. Shri Sahasrabudhe expressed positive thoughts when asked what contribution MoU will give as he said it will provide the society with scientific benefits.

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