IIRD Highlights

IIRD marks its presence at UN

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IIRD marks its presence at UNin New York as Dr L.C. Sharma, the Managing Director of IIRD, with Brigadier Khanna (Co-Director), got the opportunity to participate in United Nations' Economic and Social Council's Committee on NGOs. The conference, which was held from January 20, 2019, to January 31, saw the participation of a number of delegates from 19 nations as well as the NGO Representatives of over 50 countries, IIRD being one of them, to discuss the pressing issues affecting the world and find feasible solutions for them. Dr Sharma got the opportunity to discuss in length the origins and working of the Institute for Integrated Rural Development along with sharing the vision behind the organisation's flagship programme Mission RIEV and how it has a potential of empowering the villages for the development at the grassroots level, and how this model can be replicated all over the world in the developing nations.