Rural Development,Chattisgarh

About Us:

Chhattisgarh state was created on 1st November 2000.The State Institute of Rural Development started functioning in a rented building from 1st November 2002. Honorable Prime Minister of India inaugurated the new SIRD building on 30th April 2005. Since then SIRD has become the premier training institute of the state. The SIRD campus is situated at Nimora on National Highway 43 (Raipur- Jagdalpur Road ) and it is about 17 km from Raipur city.

SIRD is Chhattisgarh's apex body for undertaking training, research, action research and consultancy functions in the rural development sector. It works under Ministry of Panchayat and Rural Development Government of Chhattisgarh .The training programmes are intended to create knowledge base, develop skills and understanding of various dimensions of rural transformation.

Training Themes :

Panchayat and Rural Development National Rural Employment Gaurantee Act [NREGA] Hariyali /Watershed Management Rural Engineering Services / PMGSY Administrative Trainings Urban Development

Panchayat Development and Training :

SIRD conducts training programmes for the Chair Person & Vice Chair Person, Sabhapati of Standing Committees / Secretaries, Members and Chief Executive Officers of Zila Panchayat and Chair Person & Vice Chair Person, Sabhapati of Standing Committees / Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers of Janpad Panchayat. Extension Training Centers/ Panchayat Training Centers (ETC’s & PTC’s) organise training programs for the Members of Janpad Panchayat, officials at block level, Sarpanch and Secretaries of Gram Panchayat

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