RUSA - Goa

Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan section

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abiyan(RUSA) Scheme is launched in 2013. The Scheme receives funding from the centre and the State in the ratio of 60:40. The objectives of the scheme RUSA are to improve access, equity and quality in higher education. The objectives include expanding and upgrading the existing infrastructure of the higher educational institutions.

The Scheme is implemented in two phases RUSA 1.0 and RUSA 2.0. Under the first phase RUSA 1.0, 18 Colleges and University are the beneficiaries under the component “Infrastructure”. Each college received 2.00 crores and Goa University received 20.00 crores. When the scheme was extended in 2018, under RUSA 2.0 five colleges and Goa University are the beneficiaries. Quantum of funds remained same. The State is benefited during the extended period under the component “Equity Initiative” 5.00 crores. The State has decided to construct three hostels in the premises of three Government Colleges in Sanquelim, Khandola and Quepem for the benefit of underprivileged students. Construction work of hostel building is in progress. All beneficiary institutions have utilized funds for new constructions, upgrading existing infrastructure and purchase of new equipments.

The institutions under RUSA 1.0 have utilised funds 100%. Institutions under RUSA 2.0 have received 75% funds and the request to release 3rd and final instalment is already made to the Centre. In all 23 (19 Government Aided and 04 Government) colleges and Goa University are the beneficiary institutions in the State of Goa under the Scheme RUSA.

Dr. R. V. Gaonkar

Senior Project Consultant (RUSA)

Mr. Antonio Ferrao

Junior Consultant (RUSA)

Mrs. Supriya S. Naik


Ms. Shammi Naik

Data Entry Operator