The Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows (PMRDFs) serve district administration in improving service delivery and interface with marginalised sections of the population in backward and isolated regions of India. By their work in field, as well as through their simultaneous participation in an academic programme, PMRD Fellows also enhance their capacity in programme planning and implementation, gain field experience, acquire professional knowledge in development practice and become capable development facilitators.
Driven by the spirit of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ (Together with all, Development for all), PMRD Fellows work with the vision of a developed local society of “involved women, productive youth, empowered and inspired people”, clean villages with an augmented natural resource base and flourishing agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, vibrant institutions, robust infrastructure, advanced technologies and effective market linkages.
Currently there are 226 PMRD Fellows working in 111 districts across 18 states
PMRDF Scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India. For more details, please visit http://rural.nic.in/pmrdfs
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