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Center for Disaster Management(CDM)
Center for Satellite communication (SATCOM)
National Key Resource Center for Drinking Water and Sanitation(NRCDWS)
Centre for Water and Natural Resource Management (CWNRM)
State Institute of Rural Development
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Rural Development aims at the holistic development of rural masses through multi-disciplinary approach which involves capacity building; upgradation of skills and the required attitudinal changes in human resource; community mobilization; energizing grass roots institutions; creating rural infrastructure; strengthening of delivery system and convergence of various schemes and programmes, specially for the deprived and the poor.

In 1954, the Union Government established an Orientation Training Centre at Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow to impart higher training to the officers of all the Departments falling under Agriculture Production Commissioner and Rural Development, U.P. In 1967, the Orientation Training Centre was converted into a Composite Training Centre and was handed over to Uttar Pradesh Government according to the decision of the Union Government and the U.P. Government.


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