Unnat Bharat Abhiyan


Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is inspired by the vision of transformational change in rural development processes by leveraging knowledge institutions to help build the architecture of an Inclusive India.


The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. It also aims to create a virtuous cycle between society and an inclusive academic system by providing knowledge and practices for emerging professions and to upgrade the capabilities of both the public and the private sectors in responding to the development needs of rural India.


  • To build an understanding of the development agenda within institutes of Higher Education and an institutional capacity and training relevant to national needs, especially those of rural India.
  • To re-emphasize the need for field work, stake-holder interactions and design for societal objectives as the basis of higher education.
  • To stress on rigorous reporting and useful outputs as central to developing new professions.
  • To provide rural India and regional agencies with access to the professional resources of the institutes of higher education, especially those that have acquired academic excellence in the field of science, engineering and technology, and management.
  • To improve development outcomes as a consequence of this research. To develop new professions and new processes to sustain and absorb the outcomes of research.
  • To foster a new dialogue within the larger community on science, society and the environment and to develop a sense of dignity and collective destiny.

College level UBA Committee Members

Prof. V. S. Kattimath, Co-ordinator UBA

Prof. Farook Shaikh, Organizing Secretary

Prof. Amrut Jakkali, Organizing Secretary

Prof(Smt). Maglina Cruz, Organizing Secretary

Dharwad Dist. Adopted Village List :

  1. Pallikoppa Village, Agadi Panchayat, Hubli Taluka.
  2. Tirumalakoppa Village, Agadi Panchayat, Hubli Taluka.
  3. Noolvi Village, Noolvi Panchayat, Hubli Taluka.
  4. Kamdolli Village, Kamdolli Panchayat, Kundgole Taluka
  5. Itigatti Village, Ward No 22 HDMC, Dharwad Taluka.

Adopted Village Level Co-ordinators

  1. Palikoppa Village – Prof. S. L. Patil, Assistant Professor in Commerce.
  2. Tirumalkoppa Village – Prof. V. N. Huddar, Associate Professor in Commerce.
  3. Kamdolli Village – Prof(Smt) S. S. Patil, Associate Professor in English.
  4. Noolvi Village – Dr. G. L. Khrade, Associate Professor in Commerce.
  5. Itigatti Village – Prof. B. M. Hubballi, Assistant Professor in Economics.

Village Wise Activity Details :

  1. Palikoppa : PALIKOPPA Village AGADI Panchayat HUBLI is situated in Dharwad District. People of this village are living in very peaceful manner. This village having very proud history. Agriculture is the main profession of this village. Still this village is waiting for Industrial development. Education, Drinking water, Road and Electricity are the main concern of this village. Young generation is more attracted towards mobile, Laptop and computer technology these days. If banks and finance institutions proved loan and other financial support to the villagers, this village will see the real development. Medical and health services has to be improved.
  2. Tirumalkoppa : Tirumalkoppa village is located in Hubli Tehsil of Dharwad district in Karnataka, India. It is situated 24km away from sub-district headquarter Hubli and 46km away from district headquarter Dharwad Agadi is the gram panchayat of Tirumalkoppa village.
  3. Kamadolli : Kamadolli village is located in Kundgol Tehsil of Dharwad district in Karnataka, India. It is situated 8km away from sub-district headquarter Kundgol and 58km away from district headquarter Dharwad Kamadolli village is also a gram panchayat.