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Academic Blocks

SK Dey Block

This is one of the main Academic blocks housing faculty members. The block comprises 35 rooms at ground floor, 25 rooms at first floor and 31 rooms in second floor allotted for centres of the Institute. The office of the Director General and meeting hall is at the second floor of this block.

Dr BR Ambedkar Block

This block houses the Library (2 floors), 4 faculty rooms in Ground floor and 8 in first floor allotted for centres of the Institute. It also has 4 Conference halls. Further, two computer labs for staff/participants and one for PG students are available in second floor of this block.

Mahatma Gandhi Block

This block has rooms in Ground floor (17) and second floor (24) allotted for centres of the Institute. There are 3 Conference halls in this block. A computer lab is available exclusively for Centre for Geo-informatic Applications of the Institute.

Administrative block

This block houses the Administrative and Accounts officers and staff. There are 8 rooms at ground floor, 9 rooms at first floor and 8 rooms at second floor including the Office of the Deputy Director General and a meeting hall. The office of the Registrar & Director (Admn.), who is head of Administration of the Institute is located at the first floor of this block. This block also houses the Office of the Financial Advisor of the Institute.

A new second administrative block behind the SK Dey block houses the officers and staff of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana (DDU GKY). It also has a mini meeting hall in ground floor of the block.


NIRD&PR has an auditorium with 350 seats capacity and two adjacent rooms for huge gathering of staff / VVIPs for inauguration of important Training Programmes/National workshops etc.

Community Hall

There is a Community Hall with two rooms for facilitating the staff and family members' gathering and functions of marriages, birthday parties etc.

Conference Halls

There are 12 Conference Halls in NIRD&PR with capacities ranging from 15 to 100 persons, for conducting training sessions/workshops /seminars by centres to the various stakeholders like State Government functionaries, Officials from State Institutes of Rural Development, NGOs etc, involved in the implementation of various Government schemes.

Guest Houses

There are four guest houses in NIRD&PR. 1. Himachal (61 rooms ); 2. Vindhyachal (45 rooms) 3.Nilgiri (54 rooms) and 4. Aravalli block (59 rooms). The guest houses provide accommodation for national and international participants of the training programmes as well as participants of national workshops/seminars etc, that are conducted all round the year.

Computer Centre

NIRD&PR has an excellent state-of-the-art Computer Centre with latest technological facilities for dedicated connectivity of internet and intranet, recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the DoPT.

The NIRD&PR network provides online services for the effective academic, administration functions, e-office, e-journals, NIRD&PR e-JRD, IPKN and has links to vast resource links of top ministries and departments, state and districts and SIRDs/ETC , Institutes, Research Organisations etc, with 1000-odd hosts in its network range.

NIRD&PR gets uninterrupted internet services through its National Knowledge Network connectivity of 100 mbps and with a redundancy of 22 mbps dedicated link availed from M/s Railtel Corporation of India. NIRD&PR's network is technology-intensive providing domain by NIC, e-office, and caters all the services to the International and National Participants in campus.

Wi-Fi facilities are available across office Buildings and Guest Houses. There are two well equipped Computer Labs for Training, evaluation, hand holding, etc, for the International and National participants, field functionaries, Ministry Officials, students etc. These labs meet the current requirements of the office, catering to training and research activities of the Institute and are at par with industry and meet the emerging needs of the Institute.

Health Centre

NIRD&PR has a Health Centre on campus, that caters to the medical requirements of its officers and staff. It has on its rolls, one Senior male doctor, one Lady Medical Officer, dresser, pharmacist, staff nurse, Physiotherapist, attendants. The medical centre provides timely first aid and emergency as well as regular medical care to the staff and families residing on NIRD campus and also participants attending the training programmes.

Sports Complex

NIRD&PR has an indoor Sports Complex constructed in 1999. The sports centre is equipped with a Gymnasium on the first floor, a Table tennis and Shuttle badminton halls on the ground floor and a Swimming pool with washrooms for the benefit of participants of the training programmes and PG students. Staff of the Institute and their family members are also permitted to use this facility based on their membership. There are special coaches who provide training to participants/staff for the Gymnasium and Swimming activities.

Gym center

Swimming pool


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