RUSA Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan – राष्ट्रीय उच्चतर शिक्षा अभियान

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan – Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the continuation of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan by March 31, 2020. Central Government has a central plan to provide strategic financing for the state’s higher educational institutions. Central RUSA Fund Allocation 2017-20 (Ration 60:40 for Normal States, 90:10 for the Special Category States and 100% for Union Territories) Standard based and results will be dependent.

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

The main motive of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is to accelerate the standards of state institutions and get recognition as mandatory quality assurance structure. Apart from this, bringing about changes in the state’s higher education system, promotion of autonomy and good governance through the creation of the institutional framework. With the availability of RUSA quality, faculty and capacity building programs, the emphasis will be on improving the affiliation, academic and examination system. Apart from this, in the Cabinet meeting, the Central Government has also approved the launch of Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission.

Highlights of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

  • RUSA target to increase India’s total enrollment ratio (GER) up to 30% by 2020.
  • Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) has also tried to increase the state government expenditure on higher education.
  • The second phase of this Higher Education Scheme is to create 70 new model degree colleges and 8 new vocational colleges. In 10 selected universities and 70 autonomous colleges, the Government is keen to increase the level of quality and excellence, it will be through providing basic infrastructure support for approximately 50 universities and 750 colleges.
  • The New Russia proposal will help improve the use, education and accessibility of higher education. It will be done through academic reforms, governance reforms and affiliation reforms.
  • To provide opportunities for higher education to the socially disadvantaged communities, to include women, promote minorities, SC / ST / OBC and disabled persons (PWDS).
  • By supporting the efforts of the state government, RUSA will identify the gap between the education system and fill these shortcomings.

ऑनलाइन पैन कार्ड आवेदन पूरी जानकारी

RUSA Fund Allocation for FY 2017-2020

ItemRUSA Fund Allocation for Next 3 Years
Committed Liabilities (Central Share)Rs. 2453.54 crore
New RUSA Proposal (Central Share @ 65%)Rs. 4648.18 crore
Total Share of Central Govt. for 3 Years (2017-18 to 2019-20)Rs. 7101.72 crore
Total cost of scheme (including share of state for new RUSA proposals)Rs. 9604.58 crore

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan Ratio of Funding

The central government and state government will be part of the total project cost of 60:40 in the general states, 90:10 for the North-Eastern States, 909 for Uttarakhand and 100: 0 in the Union Territories in the public funded institutions.

Financing will then flow through the Central Government before reaching the institutions of public sector / public sector through state government, the State Higher Education Council (SHEC) To solve the issues of equity, access and excellence in higher education, this funding base is an evaluation of the State Higher Education Plans.

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan – RUSA Components

ComponentUnit Cost of ComponentPhysical Targets (2017-20)Financial Targets (2017-20)
Creation of Universities through up-gradation of existing autonomous colleges553165
Conversion of Colleges in Cluster and Creation of New Universities553165
Grant to Universities for Infrastructure Building20501000
Enhancing Quality and Excellence in various selected State Universities (New)100101000
Building of New Model Colleges (General)1270840
Upgradation of existing degree colleges to model degree colleges475300
Building of New Colleges (Professional)268224
Enhancing Quality and Excellence in various Autonomous colleges (New)570350
Grant to Colleges for Infrastructure Building Purpose27501500
Research, innovation and quality improvement50201000
Equity initiatives (State as Unit)51575
Facility Recruitment Support (Posts)0.520096
Faculty Improvement7856
Institutional Restructuring, Capacity Building and Reforms33090
National  Higher  Education  Resource   Centre (New)53 years15
Sub Total  6876
MMER (4%)  275.04
Total  7151.04
State Share  2502.86
Central Share  4648.18
Committed Central Share  2453.54
Total Share of Central Government  7101.72
Total Project Cost  9604.58
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