Honourable Members

Shri Champai Soren
Chief Minister

Since establishment SIRD, Jharkhand has been pursuing its vision to bring over all development of human resources in rural areas..

Shri Rajesh Singh, IAS
Director, SIRD

About Jharkhand

Area : 79,714 km²

Capital City : Ranchi

District : 24

Population : 3.3 Crores

About Institute

Welcome To SIRD

The Institute was set up by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Community Development and Co-operation, Government of India in the year 1954 as one of the four Development Officers Training Centers (DOTC) established in the Country. As such it is one of the oldest SIRDs in the country. In 1958, the Institute’s name was changed to “ORIENTATION TRAINING CENTRE” and subsequently to “ORIENTATION AND STUDY CENTRE”.

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