A center of excellence for training and research in the field of Rural Development.
To initiate, facilitate, coordinate, catalyse and implement an integrated rural development programme.
- Since 1998 the institute has been making relentless effort to diversify its training and research activities in the broad field of rural development. Training programmes of the institute has increased manifold. With the increase in the number of courses, the institute has made sincere effort to improve and maintain the qualitative aspects of the training programmes.
- The institute made collaborative effort with various organizations, institutes and experts to diversify its training programmes for the officials as well as non officials.
- The SIRD, Assam has taken up a planned approach towards building the capacity of the elected representatives of panchayats in the light of the devolution of functions, functionaries and funds to Panchayati Raj Institutions in the state.