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     To examine and analyse the factors contributing to the improvement of economic and social well-being of people in rural areas on a sustainable basis with focus on the rural poor and the other disadvantaged groups through research, action research and consultancy efforts.To facilitate the rural development efforts with particular emphasis and focus on the rural poor by improving the knowledge,skills and attitudes of rural development officials and non-officials through organising training, workshops and seminars
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  • April
  • May
S.No Type Title Duration
1 Training Preparation of Neem,Vermi Compost and Vermi Wash Liquid 4-6 Apr
2 ToTs Orientation on NRLM concepts 4-7 Apr
3 Regional Developing a Gram Panchayat Development Plan:The Process and the Methodology 4-8 Apr
4 Training Land Rights and Legal Empowerment of Grassroot Stakeholders(NIRD&PR-LRDI Collaborative Program) 11-13 Apr
5 Workshop Review on NRLM 11-13 Apr
6 Training Induction programme on NRLM 11-15 Apr
7 Regional Planning for Sustainable Livelihoods 11-15 Apr
8 Training Mushroom Cultivation and Mushroom Products 11-14 Apr
9 Training Cost-Effective Rural Housing Construction Technologies 18-22 Apr
10 Regional Integration of Rural Development Programmes in Gram Panchayat Development Plan in 6th Schedule Areas 18-22 Apr
11 ToT Monitoring and Evaluation of Livelihood projects 18-23 Apr
12 Regional SAMARTHYA-SAGY (MoRD) 16-18 Apr
13 Training Standard Operating Procedures 20-21 Apr
14 Training Land Rights and Legal Empowerment of Grassroot Stakeholders(NIRD&PR-LRDI Collaborative Program) 25-27 Apr
15 Regional Gender Budgeting 25-28 Apr
16 Training Preparation of Soya Products 25-28 Apr
17 Training NRLM and Financial Inclusion 25-28 Apr
18 Regional StrategiesforEmpowermentofRuralWomen 25-29 Apr
19 Regional Planning and Management of Micro-enterprises for SHGs 25-29 Apr
20 Regional Geo Spatial Technologies for Planning & Management of PMKSY 25-29 Apr
21 Regional Effective Delivery of Rural Credit under MUDRA Finance 25-29 Apr
22 Training Geo Informatics and Modern Survey Techniques for Planning & Management of PMGSY 25-30 Apr
23 Training Exposure Visit on Rural Technologies 27-28 Apr
24 Workshop Designing Curriculum on Social Accountability Tools for Good Governance 27-28 Apr
25 Regional Workshop Gram Panchayat Development Plan(GPDP) under Decentralised Framework 28-29 Apr
26 Training Exposure Visit on Rural Technologies 29-30 Apr
27 Training e-Standard Operating Procedures 29-30 Apr
NIRD&PR-NERC Programmes for the Month of April, 2016
28 Training Exposure Visit on Management of Fish Farms and Technologies 1 - 8 Apr
29 Training Sectoral Value Chain Analysis for Promotion of Sustainable Rural Livelihoods 4-8 Apr
30 Workshop Capacity Building Calender of SRLMs 4-5 Apr
31 Workshop IEC Material Development 20-22 Apr
32 Training Exposure Visit on Management of Fish Farms and Technologies 22-28 Apr
33 Training Pig Farming and Meat Processing for Sustainable Livelihoods Sponsor : Govt. of Meghalaya 25-30 Apr
S.No Type Title Duration
1 Regional Science and Technology Policies and Programmes for Rural Development 2-4 May
2 Regional Application of Web Technologies for Dissemination of Rural Development Information 2-6 May
3 Training NRLM and Financial Inclusion 2-5 May
4 Regional Planning for Sustainable Livelihoods 11-15 May
5 Training Orientation on NRLM Concepts 4-6 May
6 Training Solar Energy Applications for Food Processing 4-6 May
7 ToT Promotion of Livestock Based Livelihoods 6-10 May
8 Workshop Strategies and Intiatives for Priority Sector - Review and Way forward 9-10 May
9 Training Land Rights and Legal Empowerment of Grassroot Stakeholders(NIRD&PR-LRDI Collaborative Program) 9-11 May
10 Training NRLM Convergence with RD Programmes 9-11 May
11 Regional Public Private Partnership for Entrepreneurship Development 9-13 May
12 Training ICT Applications for Management of RD Programmes 9-13 May
13 Regional Geospatial Technologies for Monitoring of IWMP projects 9-13 May
14 ToT Participatory Tools and Techniques for Management of Livelihoods Projects 9-14 May
15 Training Home Based Products 10-13 May
16 Regional ToT Participatory Gram Panchayat Development Plan 10-14 May
17 Workshop Review on NRLM 12-14 May
18 Regional Geo Spatial Technology Applications for Planning and Management of PMKSY 16-20 May
19 ToT Planning and Management of NRLM 16-20 May
20 Regional Monitoring & Evaluation of Rural Development Programmes 16-21 May
21 Workshop Preparation of Handbook on Rural Sanitation Planning for GPs Sponsor: MoDWS, GoI 17-19 May
22 Training Solar Lights Assembling, Maintenanceand Management 17-30 May
23 ToT Roles and Responsibilities of PRIs in MGNREGS 18-20 May
24 Regional Promotion of SHG Based Sustainable Livelihoods 23-26 May
25 Regional Management of Rural Development Programmes – Participatory Approaches 23-27 May
26 Training (EV) Bestpractices on Convergence in MGNREGS 23-27 Apr
27 Workshop Project Proposal Writing 26-27 May
28 Regional Community Based Disaster Management and Role of PRIs 23-27 May
29 Regional Planning,Implementation,Monitoring&Evaluation of Rural development Projects 23-27 May
30 Regional Effective Delivery of Rural Credit for Financial Inclusion 23-27 May
31 ToT Participatory Management of Natural Resources for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods(NIRD&PR Collaboration with CRIDA) 23-28 May
32 Training Rural Credit for Agri Business 30 May-4 June
33 Regional ToT Sustainable Production and Income Generation under IWMP May 31- 4 Jun
NIRD&PR-NERC Programmes for the Month of April, 2016
34 ToT Rural Entrepreneurship Development 3-6 May
35 Regional Convergent Planning,Implementation and Monitoring of Rural Development Programmes under GPDP/ SAGY 9-11 May
36 Regional Application of Geo-Spatial Technologies for Planning and Management of Rural Water Supply Schemes under NRDWP 9-13 May
37 Training Applications of Open Source Software in Rural Development 16-20 May
38 Training Maintenance of Accounts under Double Entry System for RD Programmes 16-20 May
39 Training Orientation on Application of SIS-DP 23-25 May
40 Training Poultry Farming and Management Sponsor: Govt. of Meghalaya 23-28 May
41 Training Exposure visit on Management of Fish Farms and Technologies 6-13 May
42 Training Exposure visit on Management of FishFarms and Technologies 22-29 May
43 Training Advanced Pisciculture Technologies 30 May-4 Jun
44 Regional Workshop IEC Material Development 9-11 May
45 Training Social Mobilisation under NRLM 26-28 May

Training Calendar


DG NIRD receiving CIRDAP award from the President of India for his Excellency

NIRD conferred with Innovative B-School Award for Educational Leadership

NIRD bags 6th DNA & Stars of the Industry Group Education Leadership Award

The Institute Awarded with “B-School Leadership Award - Stars of the Industry Group and Dainik Bhaskar" for 2013

NIRD bagged the Bloomberg Best B-School award for its Excellence in Rural Business Management Education Innovation

AARDO awards NIRD for outstanding contribution in Rural Development

NIRD acheived B-School Leadership award