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Tezpur University takes steps to create self-sufficient, sustainable villages

Tezpur University takes steps to create self-sufficient, sustainable villages

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 March 2020 7:03 AM GMT

A Correspondent

Tezpur: To create awareness regarding ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)’ a flagship programme of MHRD, Government of India, a gram sabha was held at Napaam village with the initiative of Tezpur University recently. Napaam is one of the five villages selected under UBA-TU. The others are Amolapam, Napaam, Adabari and Jhawani of Sonitpur district.

Dr. Biren Das, Registrar of Tezpur University, Prof. Deben Chandra Baruah, coordinator of UBA-TU, among others were present. Prof. Deben Chandra Baruah oriented the residents of Napaam village regarding the mission of UBA and its instrumental role in the overall development of the village. The villagers were explained the content of survey questionnaire in details and encouraged to give relevant information which would help in developing the village plan.

The Registrar of Tezpur University, Dr. Biren Das also addressed the sabha and reflected upon strengthening the relationship between the university and the community. He encouraged villagers to actively participate in the survey to communicate various problems of Napaam village.

The villagers present in the meeting shared some immediate concerns such as poor condition of road connecting the village to the main road and no street lights. The villagers showed their interest in the programme and assured their participation in the successful implementation of the programme.

The sabha ended with vote of thanks by Bhuban Sarma who runs the NGO Samanwaya and has assured his participation in the successful implementation of the UBA programme.

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