Vision: Enhanced capacity of the elected representatives, officials and members of the civil society at all levels (village, block and district Panchayat) for providing good governance and management of resources for optimum social, economic and environmental benefits in sustainable manner ensuring inclusive growth.
Mission: By creating and sharing usable new knowledge for inclusive growth, the TPIP&RD aims to be a world-class High-Performing Knowledge Institution that has the ability to guide rural development and local governance reforms in Chhattisgarh, other states in India and other countries.
“Sharing knowledge for inclusive growth”
i. To act as apex level training, education, research and consultancy organization in the area of local governance, rural development and urban development;
ii. To support the design and implementation of local governance reform and rural development programs;
iii. To build the capacity of elected representatives, officials, and representatives of civil society organizations associated with the rural development and local governance;
iv. To establish Schools/Centres for (a) Study and Orientation (b) Training and Instruction, (c) Research and Evaluation, and (d) Extension and such others as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of the Society;
v. To collaborate with other institutions, associations and societies in India or abroad interested in similar objectives in consultation with Government of Chhattisgarh;
vi. To promote networking of institutions to facilitate sharing and management of knowledge on rural development and local good governance;
Thakur Pyarelal Institute of Panchayat & Rural Development (TPIPRD) is the premier Institute under the department of Panchayat & Rural Development, Government of Chhattisgarh. It was established on November 1, 2002 in response to the emerging capacity building needs for rural development of the newly created state. Institute is now functional in its new campus in Nimora at a distance of about 17 Km from Raipur. It is playing a major role in the capacity development of functionaries of Panchayat and Rural development department and elected representatives of Panchayat in the state. The functionaries of the 3-tier Panchayat Raj system are being trained to effectively perform regulatory and developmental functions. The main objective of the institute is to build the capacity of the Panchayati Raj Institutions, functionaries and members of the civil society organizations engaged in rural development. TPIPRD, Raipur along with 6 Regional Panchayat and Rural Development Training Centres (RPRDTC) are engaged in enhancing the governance capacity of these actors and also of the civil society organizations.
TPIPRD is an autonomous institute. The policy making functions are managed through three main bodies focused at fields of training, education, research and extension activities.
The highest policy making body is the Board of Governors headed by the Minister, Government of Chhattisgarh, Panchayat & Rural Development Department. The Director TPIPRD, is the Member Secretary of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee.
|1||Chairperson||Minister, Government of Chhattisgarh, Panchayat & Rural Development Department(Ex-Officio)|
|2||Vice Chairperson||Principal Secretary, Government of Chhattisgarh, Panchayat and Rural Development Department (Ex-Officio)|
|3||Member||Principal Secretary, Urban Administration & Development Department, Government of Chhattisgarh (Ex-Officio)|
|4||Member||Principal Secretary, Finance & Planning, Government of Chhattisgarh (Ex-Officio)|
|5||Member||Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Government of Chhattisgarh(Ex-Officio)|
|6||Member||Secretary, School Education, Government of Chhattisgarh(Ex-Officio)|
|7||Member||Secretary, Health, Government of Chhattisgarh(Ex-Officio)|
|8||Member||Secretary, Women & Child Development, Government of Chhattisgarh(Ex-Officio)|
|9||Member||Director, Academy of Administration, Raipur (Ex-Officio)|
|10||Member||Director, Panchayat and Social Welfare, Government of Chhattisgarh (Ex-Officio)|
|11||Member||Commissioner, NREGA (Ex-Officio)|
|12||Member||Vice Chancellor, Ravi Shankar Viswa Vidalaya, Raipur (Ex-Officio)|
|13||Member||Vice Chancellor, Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur (Ex-Officio)|
|14||Member||Director, IIM, Ahmadabad or his nominee (Ex-Officio)|
|15||Member||Director, IIPA, New Delhi or his nominee (Ex-Officio)|
|16||Member||One representative of National Institute of Rural, Development Nominated by the Director General, NIRD Hyderabad (Ex-Officio)|
|17||Member||Zila Panchayat President (Two) and Janpad Panchayat President (Two) (Out of these one each shall be Woman member)|
|18||Member||Two eminent persons from registered NGOs working in the field of Rural Development (out of two one shall be a Woman member)|
|19||Member Secretary||Director, Chhattisgarh Institute of Rural Development (Ex-Officio)|