Prime News, National, New Delhi, April 26:- The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Wednesday launched the second edition of the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ under which students from 750 higher educational institutions from across the country will adopt villages and visit them to get acquainted with lifestyle of people there and the problems faced by them.
The ministry advised the students to involve local village people at every stage of problem identification and solving issues relating to health, cleanliness, waste management, plantation, financial inclusion, women and child development.
“The mission involves students from colleges and universities will go to nearby villages to get acquainted with the life of village people and the problems faced by them in day-to-day life. Students are the real agents of change who can develop, empower and brighten the future of the country,” Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said while addressing the launch ceremony.
He said that this was also an opportunity for them to learn about the basic challenges faced by the rural people and to bring out practical solutions for their betterment.
“India had witnessed the migration of rural population in the past, but now the process of sustainable development through the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 will help to reverse this migration, Minister of State for HRD Satya Pal Singh said.
750 institutions chosen in the first lot have participated in Wednesday’s seminar in Delhi. -(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)