About the Journal
Chief Editor : Dr. G. Narendra Kumar, IAS, Director General, NIRDPR
Online ISSN : 2582-4295
Print ISSN : 0970-3357
Frequency : Quarterly
Publisher/s : National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
Journal of Rural Development (JRD) is published quarterly in March, June, September and December by the National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030
The Journal aims at promoting study and research in rural development. It seeks to uncover links between the social sciences and rural development and to forge and strengthen them where necessary. Read More
To examine and analyse the factors contributing to the improvement of economic and social well-being of people in rural areas on a sustainable basis with focus on the rural poor and the other disadvantaged groups through research, action research and consultancy efforts.
To facilitate the rural development efforts with particular emphasis and focus on the rural poor by improving the knowledge,skills and attitudes of rural development officials and non-officials through organising training, workshops and seminars.
Information dissemination is an integral part of training and research activities. NIRD&PR is actively engaged in publishing and disseminating information on rural development. So far, NIRD&PR has published over 200 books and reports research monographs and occasional papers on various aspects of rural development