UBA CELL

 

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is inspired by the vision of transformational change in rural development processes by leveraging knowledge institutions to help and build the architecture of an inclusive India. The aim is 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 respond to the development needs of rural India. The current policy context urges institutions of national importance to adopt villages and develop appropriate technologies. KITS, Guntur is the coordinating institute of UBA. Dr.P.Babu, Head of the Institution, as Chairman of UBA and Mr.VeeraRaghavaRao Atukuri, NSS Programme Officer is the Coordinator of UBA Cell KITS, Guntur. The UBA Cell of KITS has formed an inter-disciplinary team of faculty members and support staff. UBA provides an opportunity to channelize our energy with measurable outcomes. We are mandated to work through the network of available units in the Institute and will also try to collaborate with various community stakeholders. For instance, the UBA Cell of KITS will work hand in gloves with NSS, NCC units, Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS), and various centres of excellences of KITS. We have identified few villages around our campus and chosen to work on select themes. We hope to develop villages around our campus as model villages and then scale it up throughout Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.

KITS, Guntur has been doing commendable work in rural areas of Guntur District., A.P. UBA provides us a dream opportunity to channelize our energy with measurable outcomes. KITS will work through the network of available units in the Institute and also try to collaborate with various stakeholders. KITS requesting all faculty members to make sure that 10-20 percent of all B.Tech project should be done with focus on inclusive rural development. Similarly, M.Tech students should be encouraged for inclusive technology. KITS has adopted three villages namely Vinjanampadu, Ananthavarappadu, Sowpadu, Pallapadu, and Kornepadu and already addressing the following issues:

  • Organic farming
  • Literacy improvement programmes
  • Women Empowerment
  • Energy resources
  • Drinking water quality
  • Health Welfare
  • Skill development
  • Solid Waste management

KITS, Guntur is involving Visiting faculty / Adjunct faculty / Professor Emeritus with higher problem skills to address social issues connected to the development and raising of the quality of the people of the rural area. The expertise and advise of the senior people, we are able to inculcate issues like organic farming, literacy improvement, environmental awareness programs, solid waste management, health awareness programs, Women Empowerment, Land and Water Management Practices in the rural areas of Guntur District, A.P.

S.No

Name of the Member

Position

1

Dr.P.Babu (Principal)

Chairman

2

Mr.VeeraRaghavaRao Atukuri (Assoc.Prof & NSS PO)

Coordinator

3

Dr.M.Ravindra Krishna (Head, CIVIL)

Member

4

Mr.Y.Rajesh Babu (Head, EEE)

Member

5

Dr.K.Ramakotaiah (Head, ME)

Member

6

Dr.Sk.Sadulla (Head, ECE)

Member

7

Prof.R.Ramesh (Head, CSE)

Member

8

Prof.M.Basveswara Rao (Head, S&H)

Member

9

Dr.N.Aravind (Professor,English Dept)

Member

10

Mr.K.Chandra Reddy (Asst.Prof, MBA)

Member

11

Mr.Suresh ( Asst.Prof, S&H)

Member


 

  • Village and House Hold Survey in the adopted villages from 19-12-2019 to 24-12-2019
  • Literacy Improvement Programmes