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( is the official website of IGNOUPGDRD. PGDRD is the education program of IGNOU. This website provides all information about PGDRD. The Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development provides general knowledge of socio-economic elements affecting the transformation of rural society. The messages are planned to add an incorporated understanding to someone about the crucial proportions of rural development. It aims at enabling the learners to acquire skills related to planning, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of rural development projects and programs. The Diploma Program also introduces the learner to the basic aspects of research and project-work. The Project Work provides its learners an opportunity to study rural development problems, which enables them to develop necessary skills to undertake research work in rural development.

1 year (Min)
4 years (Max)

Indira Gandhi National Open University

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