Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil is one of the Participating Institutions under UBA 2.0 approved by MHRD on 19th August 2018 (AISHE CODE: 27065). This scheme was introduced to bring transformational change in rural villages by engaging the faculty and students of Higher Education Institution. Under this scheme, our institution has adopted five villages from Erachakualam panchayat, Thovalai Block, Kanniyakumari District. The main objective is to identify the basic development challenges required in the adopted villages and provide suitable solutions for accelerating sustainable growth.
The Prominence of the scheme is
- Improving the lifestyle of rural people
- Upgrading traditional skills and crafts
- Exposing modern technological innovations and inventions to the rural area
- Identifying areas in which Science and Technology have a positive role in rural development.