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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA):

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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA):

Context:

TRIFED has entered into a partnership with IIT Delhi for the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA).

  • Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) functions under the Tribal Affairs Ministry.

 Significance of the move:

With the partnership with IIT Delhi and ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’, the tribal forest dwellers engaged in Minor Forest Produce will get exposure to newer processing technologies, product innovation, mentorship, transformational digital systems and handholding.

About UBA:

  • It is a flagship program of the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD).
  • It aims to link the Higher Education Institutions with a set of at least (5) villages,so that these institutions can contribute to the economic and social betterment of these village communities using their knowledge base.
  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 (UBA 2.0) is the upgraded version of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 1.0. UBA 2.0 was launched in 2018. The scheme is extended to all educational institutes; however under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 participating institutes are selected based on the fulfillment of certain criteria.

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Prelims Link:

  1. Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan is related to?
  2. Participants in the scheme.
  3. When was it started?
  4. Unique features of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0.
  5. Implementing Ministry.

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Sources: pib.