Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, launched in 2013 aims at providing strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions. The central funding (in the ratio of 60:40 for general category States, 90:10 for special category states and 100% for union territories) is norm based and outcome dependent. The funding flows from the central ministry through the state governments/union territories to the State Higher Education Councils before reaching the identified institutions. The funding to state is made on the basis of 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 state higher education council has been formed vide executive order on dated 7th October, 2015 under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Minister to advise the Govt. in matters relating to Higher Education in the State.


Transforming Haryana into a vibrant Knowledge society by quality education, fostering access, equity, excellence, global competencies, values, technology, research, innovation, employment and entrepreneurship in higher education.


Improving learning outcomes by raising the status and quality of teaching in higher education.