Outreach Activities
Centre for Science and Society

Social Initiative

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is an MHRD initiative to uplift rural India by involving professionals and other higher educational institutions of the country. UBA aims at the indigenous development of self-sufficient and sustainable village clusters in tune with the notion of 'GramSwaraj', as propounded by Mahatma Gandhi.

The village clusters identified by IISER Bhopal (in consultation with the District Collector of Bhopal) are Mubarakpur, Kurana, Barkheda Bondar (space after barkheda), Barkheda Salam, Bakania, KhetlaKhedi, KhaarKhedi, KhajuriSadak. The UBA team intervenes to problems related to water, farming, health, hygiene, waste-sanitation management in these villages and tries to find a scientific solution to it. Following are the activities conducted regularly by the UBA team: