COPE
Centre for Outreach Programs in Education

Social Initiative

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is an MHRD initiative to uplift rural India by involving professional and other higher educational institutions of the country. UBA aims at 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, BarkhedaBondar, 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:

Co-ordinator

Dr. Sourav Datta
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Email: sdatta@iiserb.ac.in
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal
Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri, Bhopal 462 066
Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
Phone: +91 755 669 1419