Throughout the year, SIPRD conducts triaining on Rural Development Flagships programmes like MGNREGA, NSAP, PMAY-G etc, to different stakeholders of the schemes.
SIPRD organizes a large number of training courses covering different clientele groups. They are officials working at State, District, Block and Gram Panchayat level under the Department of Panchayat & Rural Development , officials of Line Departments, elected representatives of Panchayats belonging to three tiers, representatives from different institutes, organizations, NGOs, CBOs. Self employment oriented training programmes on skill and management development for youth, entrepreneurs, farmers, women, etc.
SIPRD organises regular courses under MGNREGA both in the Institute as well as in the Extension Centre. The institute has developed various courses for MGNREGA for officials, elected representatives and other functionaries working at different levels. These courses are both technical and non-technical and covers subjects like preparation of perspective plan, selection and management of permissible works, preparation of estimates with proper design and dimension, MIS, maintenance of accounts and records, social audit etc. Till date, the institute organised 1204 programmes covering 17437 participants under MGNREGA covering officials working at different levels, elected representatives of Panchayats, persons engaged on contract, technical staff etc.