RUSA is a centrally sponsored scheme launched in 2013, overarching holistic and comprehensive umbrella scheme for norm-based funding for the State Universities and Colleges to achieve the goals of expansion, equity and excellence with the aim of imparting relevant and value based education for improving employability.

It attempts to impact the individual through a positive inculcation of knowledge, attitudes and skills. Thus, it is aimed at bringing higher education reforms through improvements in governance of institutions and academics.

DNH has given its consent to participate in RUSA scheme (100% funded by Center) with a focus on imparting quality through implementation of Equity initiatives in Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Govt College like Upgradation of Girls washroom, Creation of the Language Lab, Installation of CCTV cameras, Organization of Workshops and Seminars and Students recruitment.

ther innovative learning environment would be created by infrastructural development, extending opportunities for the capacity building and professional development of faculty and producing skilled human resources who are employable and socially sensitive, responsible and dedicated citizens of the country.It also attempts to bring greater professional pride in terms of improving competencies for teaching and learning improving the skill sets to impart a conducive learning environment which is comparable to best global benchmarks.


  • Improve the overall quality of state institutions by ensuring conformity to prescribed norms and standards and adopt accreditation as a mandatory quality assurance framework
  • Usher transformative reforms in the state higher education system by creating a facilitating institutional structure for planning and monitoring at the state level, promoting autonomy in State Universities and improving governance in institutions.
  • Ensure reforms in the affiliation, academic and examination systems.
  • Ensure adequate availability of quality faculty in all higher educational institutions and ensure capacity building at all levels of employment.
  • Create an enabling atmosphere in the higher educational institutions to devote themselves to research and innovations.
  • Expand the institutional base by creating additional capacity in existing institutions and establishing new institutions, in order to achieve enrolment targets.
  • Correct regional imbalances in access to higher education by setting up institutions in unserved & underserved areas.
  • Improve equity in higher education by providing adequate opportunities of higher education to SC/STs and socially and educationally backward classes; promote inclusion of women, minorities, and differently abled persons.