Department of Rural Development


  1. To involve individuals and organizations in planning and implementing programmes for improving the Economic and Social life of Rural masses.
  2. To adopt a village and bring about a progressive change among the community in the areas of Infrastructure, Human development and Economic development.
  3. To create awareness on existing rural development schemes being implemented by various government departments and coordinate with the respective department.


         Sri. Manjunatha E.C., Assistant Director Bioenergy

Areas of research:

  • Rural sanitation
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Women entrepreneurships


  • Skill based women entrepreneurship
  • Marketing of products produced by rural women

Training Material: