Our Vision


Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA) emphasises to promote reforms in the State Higher Education System by creating an institutional structure for planning and monitoring at the State level. It will help to promote autonomy in State Universities and include governance in the institutions. RUSA aims to provide equal development to all higher institutions and rectify weaknesses in the higher education system and have a sharper focus on equity-based development and improvement in teaching-learning quality and research. Its target achievement is to raise the gross enrolment ratio to 32% by the end of XII Plan in 2017. RUSA would provide funding to the State Universities and Colleges to address equity, access and quality in an equitable manner. Chandigarh Administration has adopted RUSA under Centrally Sponsored Scheme as its flagship programme. State Higher Education Council (SHEC) has already been constituted under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University and Director Higher Education, Chandigarh Administration as its Member Secretary-cum-State Project Director of the Council. The Council would aim to prepare skilled human resource with rich moral and social values so that the youth can give their best in national building.