Paradigms of Rural Development

IIRD concerns itself with economic growth and social justice towards the well-being of rural brethren.

Integrated rural development is, at the same time, a goal and a methodological approach. In a bid to include the neglected masses of rural poor in the process of increasing the well-being of mankind, IIRD concerns itself with economic growth and social justice, improvement in the living standard of the rural people by providing adequate and quality social services and minimum basic needs, through its following programs:

  • Research, Evaluation and Monitoring for various government  and international agencies across sectors
  • Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation through Micro Finance and Micro Enterprise Creation with effective technological interventions
  • Education & Child Development through efficient monitoring and training and promoting primary education
  • Natural Resource Management and Water Conservation to mitigate the adverse effects of drought, prevent further ecological degradation and create employment through non-farm activities
  • Sanitation and Health by generating community participation necessary to help preserve and manage the locally available water resources
  • Women Empowerment by equipping them to greater access to knowledge and resources and greater autonomy in decision-making