During the phase-I of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India under the Comprehensive Capacity Building Plan organised training programmes in collaboration with National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) for 182 State Trainers (SToT) and 653 Charge Officers with a view to capacitate the Charge Officers and other officials on various aspects of planning process and related areas of SAGY across India for the effective implementation of the programme. The State Team of Trainers and Charge Officers in turn trained other stakeholders and GP functionaries in the preparation of Village Development Plan (VDP) and allied activities.

As implementation of SAGY requires highly motivated and knowledgeable personnel, the Ministry has planned capacity building exercises for State Team of Trainers and Charge officers of the Phase-II & III Gram Panchayats at National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NIRD&PR) at NIRD&PR, Hyderabad / SIRD Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow / NIRD&PR North Eastern Regional Centre, Guwahati. The training will be residential nature for a duration of two days incorporating the learnings from the SAGY implementation so far.

The composition of State Team of Trainers (SToTs) and Charge Officers requiring intensive training from all the States /UTs and the possible composition of different training batches and the tentative dates and venue for respective state are given in Annexure-I.

The States/UTs are requested to nominate the Charge Officers and SToTs of your state for participating in the above training at respective places mentioned in the Annexure-I and forward the nominations to Dr. Gyanmudra, Professor & Head, CHRD & Nodal Officer for SAGY, NIRD&PR, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad on the email ID – chrdnirdpr@gmail.com with a copy to support@saanjhi.in by 19 March 2018 on priority. The travel cost (including pick up and dropping charges) of the participants may be booked under the budget provided to the respective States/UTs for administrative expenses.  The NIRD&PR/SIRD, UP, Lucknow/ NERC, Guwahati will be providing only the boarding and lodging facilities.