The Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is the central government's contribution to further the promise held by the rich expanse of India's state universities, launched in 2013. The country's future lies in empowering these campuses with all that it takes to enhance learning, better research and promote innovation. A centrally sponsored scheme, RUSA understands that sometimes the most important lessons of life are learnt outside the classroom. So whether it is upgrading libraries or computer laboratories, promoting autonomous colleges or clubbing them to consolidate their strength and forming cluster universities, this programme realizes that every institution holds the power to enrich lives through top-class education.

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The funding to states is based on the critical appraisal of State Higher Education Plans, which would describe each state's strategy to address issues of equity, access and excellence in higher education.The Union human resource development ministry has sanctioned Rs. 2 Crore each to 103 state-aided colleges in Bengal under RUSA 2.0 for development of higher education in the state.Under this scheme, Gokhale  Memorial Girls' College is foremost among the colleges to have been selected for this programme.

The selected colleges are required to spend the grant under three heads as stated below:

  • New Construction: This fund is proposed to be utilized for creation installation of new facilities.
  • Renovation/Upgradation: This fund is proposed to be utilized for renovation and/or upgradation of the existing facilities and installations.
  • Procurement: This fund is proposed to be utilized for procurement of Laboratory instruments, Desktop Computers and accessories, Books & Journals, e-Books and e-Journals and all other allied procurements.

The College has been utilizing the government allocated funds in various development projects under the supervision of a well formed Project Monitoring Unit (PMU).

Detailed Project Report - RUSA 2.0
Members of PMU - RUSA 2.0
First instalment sanction letter - RUSA 2.0
Utilization Certificates: 2020-2022
Impact of RUSA Support

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