Development of adopted villages through VDP with understading.


The Associate director(CL) and Faculties Coordinate ... and their contribution.

  • Dr.V.Thirumurugan

    Nodal Officer-UBA, Associate Director(CL)

    I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.

  • Dr.P.Vijayakumar

    Project Lead

    Dept Of ECE Project @ Anjur village End-To-End Integrated Rationing System for Distribution of Provisions

  • Dr.T.Deepa

    Project lead

    Dept of ECE Project @ Orathur village Reverse osmosis plant for rural water treatment.

  • Dr. B. Samuel Jacob

    Project lead

    Dept of Biotechnology, School of Bioengineering Project @ Orathur village Versatile Anaerobic reactor for Households to Yield Biogas by Utilizing waste (KISAN VAHYU)


  • Distribution of COVID 19 Relief material, Nattarasampattu Village

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRM Institute of Science and Technology provided COVID 19 Relief materials to needy people in Nattarasampattu Village on 02.05.2020. 4kgs of Rice has been provided to 315 households in the  Nattrasampattu village.

    Dr. V.Thirumurugan, UBA Nodal officer along with Nattarasampattu middle school H.M Mr. Chakrapani and Pancahyat functionaries of Nattarasampattu village Mr. Seetharaman and Mr.Vedagiri has distributed the relief materials to the people.


                                        We also distributed protective face mask to the villagers.

  • UBASRMIST Provided COVID 19 Relief Materials, Pattaravakkam Village

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRM Institute of Science and Technology provided COVID 19 Relief materials to needy people in Pattaravakkam Village on 01.05.2020. Set of 18 provisional items includes Rice, sugar, oil, masala powder, etc has been provided to 100 households in the village.

    Dr. V.Thirumurugan, UBA Nodal officer along with Pattaravakkam middle school H.M Mr. Chandrasekar and Pancahyat functionaries Mr. Manivannan and Mr.Karthik has distributed the relief materials to the people.

                                        We also distributed protective face mask to the villagers.

  • Providing Groceries as COVID 19 Relief items in UBA Adopted Villages.

    COVID-19 Relief Materials Distribution by SRM IST- UBA

    SRM group of Institutions, under the patronage of its Founder Chancellor and Perambalur MP Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar today distributed 1000 packets of relief materials  containing rice, wheat, dhal and other groceries worth Rs.5 lakhs to the needy people of its 8 UBA adopted villages through the Chengalpattu district administration.
    In an event held at the District Collector's office on 27 April 2020, District collector Mr. John Louis IAS, in the presence of Ms.Priya, DRO, Project director Rural development Mr. Sridhar inaugurated the token distribution for 30 households of Anjur village. The event was attended by, Deputy director Mr. Senthil Kumar , Mr. Selvam, RDO/Chengalpattu, Director of Hotel Management of SRM Dr. Antony Ashok Kumar and SRMIST's Associate Director (Campus Life) & UBA nodal officer Dr. V. Thirumurugan.


    The first batch of the provision was distributed to a few villagers by our Vice Chancellor Dr. Sandeep Sancheti and Dr.V.Thirumurugan, Nodal Officer-UBA and Associate Director (CL), SRMIST.
    The rest of the relief items will be distributed to the people with the help of volunteers.

  • Activities done by SRMIST during COVID 19 Crisis

    Activities Conducted during the crisis hours of COVID-19

    Teaching, non-teaching and administrative staff of SRM Group of Institutions have donated Rupees 1. 15 Crores towards battling COVID 19 pandemic. Coronavirus has affected over 180 countries and many countries including India are currently in lock down /state of emergency.
    The Founder Chancellor of SRM Group, Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar, who is also a Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha from the Perambalur Constituency, has transferred the money collected to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund.

    Ms. Anju and Dr. P.Keerthi, Project Associates of UBA SRMIST has given Awareness speech on COVID-19 in two different languages (English and Tamil) which is being telecasting in SRM FM Muthucharam (90.4).
    We prepared video on how to make liquid soap at home by using home made products to give awareness during shortage of soaps which is available in market because hand washing is the best method to prevent us from corona. The video has been uploaded in Our YouTube channel.
    SRM Hospital has started separate corona Isolation wards with 100 beds for the corona patients. Also it has quarantine wards with capacity of holding 200 members who comes with suspection and symptoms of Corona. TamilNadu Health Minister Dr. C. VIJAYABASKAR has visited the SRM Hospital to monitor the availability of equipment and necessity during Corona crisis.


     Fablab SRMIST has developed 3D printed Head set/ face shield for the Health workers working during COVID crisis. It’s basically a 3D printed head set design modified by students Harsh Mattoo and Anurag Atulya of SRMIST. The Acrylic sheets and other material was procured and is laser cut in Fablab and assembled. Design changes made as per request of the doctors. They made 550 3D printed face shields and donated it to SRM Hospital.


    And Fablab has also designed the Automated AMBU machine to assist ventilation for SRM Hospital. The current global pandemic due to the Covid19 virus causes illness that can lead to a patient landing in Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring Ventilation to assist in the recovery. There are not enough ventilators available in the government and private sectors combined and multiple efforts are ongoing to find a solution. Groups of scientists, engineers and doctors across the globe are involved in the testing, trying and treating of this problem. 

    After multiple discussions with critical care physicians, anesthetists and pulmonologists, and after reading through published literature on Mechanical ventilation, the following solution is proposed as an Automated AMBU Bag. 

    Students from CSE department of SRMIST has created an app to self - assessment to identify the symptoms of corona and it also provides updates on spread of  corona in India. 

    Furthermore we are planning to donate grocery items for 50 households in adopted village for ST community people. We will continue our work to fight against corona.

  • Women's Day Celebration 2020 with women SHG at Nattarasanpattu

    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan we celebrated International Women’s Day on 12th March 2020 at Nattarasanpattu village with group of women from SHG (Self Help Group). We celebrated this program based on the theme “An Equal World is an enabled world” with vision to motivate women for their capacity building and skill development.
    The program started with welcome speech by Dr. P.Keerthi, where she formally addressed the gathering. Mrs. T.A.S. Marry, Block manager of women SHG, Kancheepuram District has inaugurated the program. In her inaugural address she motivated SHG women to develop and empower themselves with their own skills. She also emphasized that Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST has come forward to help women SHG by giving training in various programs to improve their livelihood and kindly make use of it. Dr. V.Thirumurugan Associate Director (CL), Nodal Officer UBA, SRMIST has presided the Women’s Day Program and delivered the address. He said that he is very happy to support the women SHG to develop their livelihood and encourage them to explore their skill. It helps them to improve their economic status.  Mr. V. Veeramani Assistant Project Officer and Mr. Seetharaman Panchayat Secretary Nattarasanpattu have given the speech on Women’s Day.
    the program was started with welcome dance by Dr. P.Keerthi, UBA project Associate and Ms.Anju, UBA Project Associate. Then we conducted various competitions like Rangoli, Lemon and Spoon and musical chairs for SHG women. They are very enthusiastic and participated in all competitions. The program has ended with prize distribution who participated in all competition. The program has ended with prizes distribution that has participated in competition and won first three places.
  • SRMIST-UBA Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    SRMIST-UBA Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0
    SRM Institute of Science and Technology
    Celebration of National Science Day 2020, at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School

    On 27th February under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, SRMIST celebrated National Science Day 2020 at Orathur Panchayat Union Middle School.
    The program was started with “Tamil Thaai Vazhthu” song by students. Ms.S.Kavitha, Head master of school has formally welcomed the chief guests Ms. Balamani, BEO of Kattankulathur, Mr. Subash, Head of the village and Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Nodal Officer of UBA SRMIST.

    Ms. Balamani, BEO has inaugurated the program, in her inaugural address she emphasized the importance of celebrating Science day and she encouraged students to develop their innovative skills in science and technologies. She motivated students to take Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, former President of India as their role model to become a great scientist like him in their future.
    Dr. V.Thirumurugan, Nodal officer of UBASRMIST has presided the Science day program and delivered the address. In his Presidential address he said, SRMIST is one of the very well known higher education institution in the country and we are active and interest in participating in events like this. He said SRMIST will always continue their work in development of villages and Govt. schools.


    Then the cultural programs has been conducted many students were actively participated in dance. Some students have given Speech on the theme “Science Day”. Some Students from Neelamangalam Panchayat Union Primary school has also participated  in this Science Day program.

           Next Session was the Science Fair and Expo competition which was organized by school where they showcased different experiments and innovations of students. By observing all hard work with different ideas of students judges categorized first, second and third position of participants. Then we conducted drawing and essay competition among interested students based on the theme “Science Day”. Among the best we categorized participants into first, second and third positions.
    After completion of all competition we distributed prizes to winner and a certificate to all participants. Finally the Program ended with vote of Thanks given by UBA-SRMIST team and HM of the School.

  • Health Camp & Fair at the Government School, Patravakkam Village.


    Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST, the Team of Initiating Fusion SRMIST conducted a competition for school students at Patravakkam Panchayat Union Middle school which is located near Mahindra World City on 15th February 2020. The team conducted various activities in the school in which almost all the students participated. The students from 1st to 4th standards were given painting sheets where as the students of 5th to 8th were provided with A3 sheets on which they designed various cartoons.

    Swachhata & plastic Awareness pledge was taken by all the students in-order to take care of their hygiene and also to keep their surroundings clean.

     A Health camp was conducted by SRMIST Doctors. Many villagers took part in the Health camp.


     Games like car racing, break the pyramid, number sum were also conducted. A tattoo stall was also set up by the members of the association. The classes in the school were decorated with charts and banners. Gifts and goodies were distributed to the children.

    Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Associate director (Campus life) and UBA-SRMIST Nodal officer graced the event with their presence and helped in organizing the event. The president of IT Association

    Ms. M. Safa along with the faculty of IT department, Prof. Nithya and Ms. Keerthi, Project Associate of UBASRMIST took part in this event. The team was really contented and pleased to see smile on the faces of the children. Sharing some valuable moments with the children will be humanitarian work.

  • UBA-REGIONAL WORKSHOP for the Orientation of Participating Institutes Held at SRMIST


    Regional Workshop for the Orientation of Participating Institutes to Initiate Work in the Adopted Village Clusters has been organized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology under the ageis of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, in association with IIT  Madras, Regional Co-ordinating Institute, UBA, held at Dr. TP Ganesan Auditorium, SRMIST, Kattankulathur, on 25.01.2020.
    Dr. V. Thirumurugan, Associate Director, Campus Life and UBA Nodal Officer, SRMIST, formally welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor, SRMIST, presided over the inauguration. The workshop has kick-started by Thiru. A. John Louis, IAS, District Collector of Chengalpattu. Prof. Devendra Jalihal, SEG, UBA, IIT Madras, has felicitated the event. The UBA activities of SRMIST have been briefed by Dr. T. Deepa, Organizing Team Member.
    Vice Chancellor said that the Unnat Bharat happens only at the root level and village level. “If the backbone is in healthy condition, the body will prosper, likewise the villages are in healthy condition, the country will prosper” he added in his presidential address. And also he mentioned that the village is not a place to visit and conduct one day cleaning and blood donation camp. This is the place where the technical community should act progressively and continuously. UBA and SRMIST are acting in the development of the villages in progressive manner. “We are able to do what we intend to do” said the Vice Chancellor.

    District Collector elaborated the challenges faced by the district administration in sanitation especially in safe disposal of solid waste from rural areas in his inaugural address. And also he said that there is a large division between rural students and urban students in concerned with the competitive examinations, this has to be minimized. “Urban migration can be stopped by creating opportunities for livelihood of village people, which will help them to live quiet healthy with clean and less pollution” he added.           
    More than 134 participants have been attended the workshop from various participating institutes of UBA from southern region. Followed by the inaugural session, technical sessions have been taken place by the various expertise in the field of rural development. Prof. Gopal Naik, IIM Bangalore, has briefed the ‘Application of IT in rural education’. Prof. Devendra Jalihal, IIT Madras, has given the talk on ‘A case for technological intervention in sustainable rural development’.

    The presentation on ‘Strategy for implementation of rural development activities and social acceptability’ has been given by Dr, Gyanmudra, National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad. Mr. Thirumalai Elango, Senior Technical Director, AT&T, USA, has lightened up the participants on ‘Rural development areas’. Mr. Suresh Mariaselvam, Independent Community Development Consultant, Chennai, has updated the participants in his talk on ‘Community based techno-social initiatives for development’. Women empowerment in villages has been discussed by Mr. P. Selvarajan, Additional CEO, Tamil Nadu State Livelihood Mission, Chennai.
    The panel discussion has been taken place as the closing session of the workshop on ‘Role of higher education institutions for sustainable development of villages’. In the valedictory session, the certificates were being presented to all the participants by the Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan, Director (E&T), SRMIST. Dr. P. Vijayakumar, Organising Team Member, SRMIST, has proposed the vote of thanks.

  • Swachh Campus Ranking 2019


    Notes on the “distribution of awards for Swachhata Activities” at New Delhi on 03.12.2019
                                                                                             Date: 12.12.2019

    Swachh Campus” Ranking 2019

    Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a clean India mission formulated by the Indian Government and it creates great initiative among the citizens of whole India making themselves aware of the importance of cleanliness. This mission aims to ensure sanitary facilities for all households and to eliminate open defecation in rural area apart from teaching the citizens to dispose of the waste mindfully to ensure hygienic and Green environment.
    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is an ancillary initiative triggered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development involving all HEIs to address the issues of local communities through appropriate technology.

    The objectives of UBA are:
    1.            Building institutional capacity in Institutes of higher education in research and training relevant to the needs of rural India.
    2.            Provide Rural India with professional resource support from Institutes of Higher Education especially those which have acquired academic excellence in the field of science E&T and management.

    Swachhata Ranking award has been presented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development every year as a part of Swachh Bharat Mission to promote environment hygiene in the Higher Education institutes by involving powerful and influential base of Students and Teachers in the country and the awards are distributed based on the evaluation report of the Expert team nominated by the UGC and AICTE after evaluating required parameters. 
    SRM Institute of Science and Technology has participated in the “Swachh Campus” Ranking 2019, with reference to the call given by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the ranking was decided on the following factors.
    1.            Toilets adequacy and Maintenance
    2.            Garbage clearance systems
    3.            Hostel Kitchen hygiene and sophistication of equipment
    4.            Water purity, Storage, Distribution facility
    5.            Campus greenery and Rain water Harvesting
    6.            Use of solar Systems.
    7.            Village or neighborhood adoption for hygiene.  
                          The expert committee nominated by AICTE has visited our campus on 07.09.2019 and evaluated all the above factors with reference to the required parameters.
    Few salient features of the available facilities in our campus.
    v  We are maintaining a toilet Student ratio of 1: 2.3, which is the Highest among the participating Institutes.
    v  We have installed Solar System to Generate 1 MV Power.
    v  We have facilities like automated lighting system, solar Cooking System, Biogas Plant, Rain Water Harvesting Pits etc.
    v  We have a good Solid Waste Management system and the compost generated is used for Plants / Trees to make the Campus more greenery.
    v  Our Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) with latest technologies (M.B.B.R- Moving Bed Bio film Reactor) helps us to treat the sewage water rapidly, which is used in our dual plumbing system for Toilet cleaning.
    Based on the report of the expert committee, SRM Institute of Science and Technology has been ranked No.1 under the category of AICTE – Residential Universities by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
    Clean and Smart Campus award – 2019
    Clean and smart campus award is awarded by AICTE with an aim to engage all stakeholders particularly the student community to implement the technological interventions for cleanliness, sustainability and environment in the rural sector. The smart campus would ensure smart citizens, those who are “future-ready” for the smarter India. AICTE has formulated the awards under different categories and SRM Institute of Science and Technology comes under the category of “University / Deemed to be Universities running technical courses approved by AICTE. It is an activity undertaken by AICTE to boost the morale among the students to take forward the Swachhata activities to a greater height.

    The factors considered for the award are:
    v  Cleanliness in and around the campus and waste minimization.
    v  Water conservation and management including Waste water management and rouse rain water harvesting etc.
    v  Environment friendly activities adopted and practiced by the campus.
    v Greenery within the campus to provide pollution free air and carbon sink.
    The team nominated by AICTE visited our campus and evaluated all required parameters of the above mentioned factors.
    Based on their recommendation, the AICTE awarded 3rd Place for Clean and smart campus-2019.
    One Student One Tree award 2019
    AICTE under the guidance of Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a drive to plant Tree Saplings involving Students / Faculties of all Higher Education Institutes across India under a plan “One Students One Tree”.
    The guidelines for this drive are as follows:
    v  Students and Faculties from the Institutes to Plant a tree.
    v  The name of the person who planted the Tree to be put up.
    v  Institutions to Maintain details of Tree Planted by Students / Facilities
    The students / Faculties / Staff of Institute of Science and Technology have taken active role in the drive and planted lot of trees in the campus, roadside, tank bunds and also in the UBA adopted villages to improve the Sustainability and greenery with the team work of maintenance and Agriculture departments.
    SRM Institute of Science and Technology has been awarded 1st Place under “One Students One Tree”


    The ceremony for distributing all the above three awards was held at New Delhi on 03.12.2019, in which our Registrar and Dean IQAC participated and the Registrar received the awards from the Hon’ble Minister of HRD .The event added few more feathers on the cap of SRMIST.
    All this happened due to the magnanimous support extended by the Management, unstinting support of the Faculties/ non-teaching staff and the consistent and sincere efforts taken by all the Maintenance teams and horticulture Wing of the Campus.
    Let all of us work together with the same spirit and tempo to achieve more rewards in future also.



    For enquiries you can contact us in several different ways. Contact details are below.

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyan SRMIST

    • Street :SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur - 603 203
    • Person :SRM OFFICE
    • Phone :+91-44-2745 5510
    • District :Chengalpattu
    • State :Tamil Nadu
    • Country :India
    • Email :ubasrmist@gmail.com

    SRM Institute of Science and Technology, is a deemed university located in Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India, near Chennai.

    It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur