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Diploma in Rural Development (DRD)

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Programme Name : Diploma in Rural Development
Programme Code : DRD
Programme Fee : Rs. 4000/-
Min Duration : 1 Year
Max Duration : 4 Year
Medium of Study : English,Odia
Eligibility : +2 Pass
Programme Coordinator :
S T Rehman
st.rehman@osou.ac.in
Programme Details:
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The curriculum has been framed to provide understanding and experience of different aspects of Rural Development. It also provides a holistic perspective of different rural development schemes/programmes of both central and state governments.  It is innovative, skill based and employment oriented to attract bright students to the discipline of rural development. It offers an opportunity to interact with administrators, community leaders, NGOs and professionals helping the students to understand the broad framework of development in rural India. After successful completion of the Rural Development Programme students can join in NGOs, CBOs, Projects of Funding Agencies (UNDP, World Bank, JICA, DFID), CSR Units of Corporate/Business houses. They can join in Rural Development Organizations / Institutions as Social Worker, Community Mobilizer or they can set up small scale industry in rural areas supported by State govt. institutions.

Course Structure:
COURSE 01: Rural Society
COURSE 02: Rural Development in India
COURSE 03: Rural Social Problems
COURSE 04: Rural Development institutions and Entrepreneurship
COURSE 05: Rural Resource Management
COURSE 06: Rural Development in Odisha

Programme activated in following Study Centres:
  1. State Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Bhubaneswar (1905)