Dec 12 2019

6th Certificate Program in Rural Livelihood launched at IIHMR-U

The CPRL programme is one of the unique landmark initiatives towards capacity building of Tribal Rural Professionals, that’s delivered on a joint collaborative approach of the Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) & School of Development Studies (SDS) at IIHMR University.

This initiative seeks to combine appropriate knowledge and skills for existing and aspiring rural professionals who would potentially engage at sub-district levels in the rural development sector, through Government Institutions, Elected Representatives of the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs), NGOs, Independent Initiatives etc., The candidates who are members of ST, DNT, NT communities will be trained by 16 knowledge partners, an will be provided with a  mandate to support intervention project, with emphasis towards field-based learning pedagogy. This shall provide an opportunity to undergo a sharply defined, practice-enriched teaching learning experience. The initiative will cover different domains of rural livelihoods in the sector across the Central Indian tribal belt.

As part of this capacity building initiative , the “Learning Modules” focus on a gamut of skills at IIHMR University including Soft Skills/ Life Skills (QUEST Alliance);  Functional IT skills (DEF); Functional English Language Skills (QUEST Alliance); Tribal Histories, Indigenous Knowledge System; Culture and Socio-political Identities (Bhasha Research) and various core “Thematic Modules” at individual field sites, and much more.