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  • The State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD), Jharkhand is the Apex Institute for Training & Research in Rural Development. The institute is located on Ratu Road, Hehal, Ranchi, Jharkhand -834005.
  • The Institute was set up by Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Community Development and Co-operation (Department of Community Development), Government of India in the year 1954
  • “Development Officers Training Institute”, when Community Development Programmes first started in the country.It is one of the oldest Institute in India. The Institute was set up to impart training to the Block level functionaries in the Community Development Programmes from Bihar.After the bifurcation of Bihar and creation of the Jharkhand State, the Government of Jharkhand changed the name as “STATE INSTITUTE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT” in the year 2002.
  • SIRD, Jharkhand provides training and engages in research for Rural Development. SIRD also organizes various training programmes for elected members of 3-tier PRIs, NGOs and different levels of officials of PR and other line departments both through in-house and off-campus mode.

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"State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) "

 

The State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD)

The State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD), Jharkhand  is the Apex Institute for Training & Research in Rural Development. The institute is located on Ratu Road, Hehal, Ranchi, Jharkhand -834005.The Institute was set up by Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Community Development and Co-operation (Department of Community Development), Government of India in the year 1954 as “Development Officers Training Institute”, when Community Development Programmes first started in the country.It is one of the oldest Institute in India. The Institute was set up to impart training to the Block level functionaries in the Community Development Programmes from Bihar.After the bifurcation of Bihar and creation of the Jharkhand State, the Government of Jharkhand changed the name as “STATE INSTITUTE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT” in the year 2002.

SIRD, Ranchi Administrative Block (NORTH CAMPUS)

SIRD, Ranchi Administrative Block (NORTH CAMPUS)

SIRD, Ranchi Training cum Administrative  Block (SOUTH CAMPUS)

 

SIRD, Jharkhand  provides training and engages in research for Rural Development

SIRD, Jharkhand provides training and engages in research for Rural Development. SIRD also organizes various training programmes for elected members of 3-tier PRIs, NGOs and different levels of officials of PR and other line departments both through in-house and off-campus mode. It also develops necessary training curriculum for the participants and develops training modules for various training programmes undertaken in SIRD. It has also undertaken various case-studies, research programmes and action research projects. Many seminars, workshops are organized regularly in different fields for the awareness of people and to motivate them to engage in different schemes of central government for rural developments. It is expected that all educated youths from rural areas should focus on the diverse activities of State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) by visiting the institute and participating in different events of training.
At present, the institute has capacity to train 100 trainees at a time at its south campus .
This institute works under Rural Development department of the state of Jharkhand. Apart from this, NIRD, Hyderabad also supports this institute in developing training skills of the faculties of this institute.
Central Training Institute (CTI), another Government training institute of the state earlier located in Brambay, Ranchi is now shifted to the old hostel of SIRD. The main task of this institute is to provide training to the Gram Panchayat Supervisors, Panchayat Sewaks, Dalpatis etc.
SIRD, Jharkhand also runs IGNOU centre in its Premises, where various IGNOU Programmes like PGDRD , MARD , TDM, etc are being conducted. More than 700 students enroll themselves to these courses every year

 

 

 

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