Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University which is the divisional coordinating centre of the movement signed a MoU with Vidarbha Development Board. Under this programme, all educational institutions of Vidarbha linked with the coordination centre will adopt villages and take the responsibility to improve the condition of the farmers.
The signing ceremony of MoU was held at Dr Panjabrao Agriculture College on Friday Vice Chancellor of Amravati University Dr Muralidhar Chandekar and Vidarbha Development Board Chairman Chainsukh Sancheti signed the MoU. Kapil Chandrayan, Archana Barabde of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Dean Dr DM Panchbhai and D T Ingole were present on the occasion.
A total of 18 educational institutions of Vidarbha including RTM Nagpur University, Neeri and Law University were linked with this centre, he said. Chandekar claimed that the campaign would try to help farmers extensively with the research carried out of Vidarbha Development Board. He said the 112 colleges of Vidarbha had so far adopted 510 villages.
According to Dr Chandekar, under this programme, college students will survey the village and find out problem of the farmers and after that they would take technical support to solve the problem.
Similarly mass awareness campaign is going on in Jhari-Jhamni village, Amravati district by girl students to solve the problem of unwedded mother.
State Governor Bhagwat Singh Koshiyari will inaugurate the campaign at Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University on December 20. Dr Vijay Bhatkar will preside over the function. People from adopted villages will be invited in the function.