NIRD recognizes that the cutting edge
to the development is the quality of the key personnel implementing the developmental
programmes. Its efforts are directed towards development of these human resources.
Over the years it has sharpened its tools and techniques by developing appropriate
NIRD is a school for practicing managers engaged in rural development. Over 150
programmes involving about 3000 participants are organized annually mostly sensitizing
policy makers, elected representatives of the people, young civil servants and media
professionals. It also trains functionaries from the Government, development banking
institutions and community based organizations to help carry forward and spread
the message of all-round rural development.
Curriculum development, preparation of training manuals
and training guidelines are its forte. Custom-made training programmes were conducted
for the senior officers of Bangladesh, Ethiopia Nigeria, Uganda, in recent years.
Besides, it offered study visits to rural development functionaries from some of
the countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe
For nearly two decades, NIRD has been offering international
training programmes to participants from 30 countries annually. These are in the
fields of Rural Industries, Income-generating Activities for Women, Decentralized
Planning and Sustainable Economic Development. Each programme attracts about 25
to 30 participants from different countries. offered by NIRD
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Training Calendar 2014-15
Training Modules on Rural Development Programmes
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