Education Secretary - Shri. B L Sharma ,IAS

Education, especially higher education, is the key factor leading to India’s transformation into a rapidly growing knowledge economy over the past few years. Higher education enhances human capital, which in turn makes higher growth possible. It enables individual to become important stakeholders in a systematic process of building a new world order. India’s march into the future has been catalyzed by professionals who have established India’s presence globally in various Sectors.

Chairman, State Higher Education Council-cum-Vice Chancellor,Panjab University,Chandigarh- Prof. Raj Kumar

In the era of globalization, the knowledge based economies are the order of the day. The Gross Enrolment Ratio of a country is considered a measure of the human resource availability for driving economy of any nation. Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is a campaign on behalf of Union Government of India towards attaining excellence in various manifestations in the areas of Higher Education, which has emerged as essential extension of Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya.

State Project Director (RUSA)-cum-Director Higher Education - Shri. Rubinderjit Singh Brar (PCS)

Welcome to the website of State Project Directorate, Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), UT, Chandigarh. RUSA basically aims at providing greater autonomy to state universities as well colleges. It focuses  primarily on equity- based development and improvement in teaching-learning quality and research.The reforms initiated under RUSA will build a self- sustaining momentum that will push for greater accountability and autonomy and will unleash the potential of the state institutions of higher learning. 

Adviser to the Administrator Manoj Kumar Parida ,(IAS)

Committed to uphold and realize the key objectives of Access, Equity and Quality in Higher Education through planned development at the state level,Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) aims to provide equal development opportunities to all the higher education institutions and rectify weakness in the existing higher education system. The challenges before higher education are diverse and mostly relate to financing and management. They also pertain to values,ethics and quality of higher education together with the assessment of institutions and their accreditation.