Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA):
UBA is a national flagship program of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), hosted and coordinated by IIT Delhi. It 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. Its mission 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 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.
Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA):
VIBHA, a swadeshi science movement, was started at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. This movement gradually gained momentum and emerged as an organization with national presence. The foundation principle of VIBHA is made as a vibrant and dynamic Science Movement with a Swadeshi Spirit, interlinking traditional and modern, natural and spiritual sciences for the development of Swadeshi Sciences. It has units in 22 states across the country and works in 11 different areas through autonomous institutions, independent organizations & also as project entities.