Certificate Programme in Rural Livelihoods

Institute Name:  Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) & Indian Institute of Health Management Research University(IIHMRU)

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Apply By:  31 Jul . 2017

Certificate Programme in Rural Livelihoods

Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF)&Indian Institute of Health Management Research University(IIHMRU)invite applications through nominations of eligible candidates from various State Governments/NGOs/CBOs/Panchayats for admission to its Certificate Programme in Rural Livelihoods

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Certificate Programme in Rural Livelihoods Batch 2


October 5, 2017


6 months

(1 semester)

Programme Overview:

The Certificate Program in Rural Livelihoods (CPRL) offers a critical, cutting edge understanding of the rural livelihood sector in India. The programme takes a strong field based learning approach and provides analytical and skill training to existing and aspiring rural professionals who would potentially engage at the block level as leaders driving change within NGOs, Government institutions, CBOs or with offices of elected representative of the PRIs and SHG federations.

The certificate programme introduces participants to:

  • Contemporary issues in intervention design, strategies of engagement and recent debates on rural livelihoods interventions in India
  • Prepares students with necessary skills and knowledge to pursue ground interventions with a holistic perspective
  • Allow participants to hone their skills as team members who would be managing programmes and interventions at the block level.
  • Facilitate an opportunity for participants to learn 13 core thematic modules within the rural livelihoods domain from some of the leading organizations/ resource persons successfully implementing interventions in the field. 
  • Allow participants to reflect on contemporary issues of relevance in central Indian tribal belt from a grounded implementation perspective.

The certificate programme in rural livelihoods is a residential programme wherein, over a period of six months, the students will be traveling through7 states of the Central Indian Tribal belt engaging with some of the leading organizations in rural livelihoods across 11 centres of training.

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Eligibility of Candidates:

The eligibility criteria for candidates applying to the certificate program shall be:

  1. The candidate must belong toST/DNT
  2. The candidate must have a domicile of the mandated region
  3. The candidate must belong to the age group of 18-40 years
  4. The candidate must have minimum three years of work experience in the sector
  5. Must submit a declaration of knowledge of reading, writing and arithmetic skills up to the level of tenth standard (to be tested later)

Eligibility of Nominating Agencies/ Institutions/ Organizations:

  1. All SRLMs and State Rural Development Departments from BRLF’s mandated region are eligible to nominate candidates for the course
  2. The nominating NGO/CBO must be registered as a not-for-profit under Section 12-A of Income Tax Act.
  3. The focus of the institution must be on tribal, especially women’s empowerment
  4. The area of operation of the institution/ organization must lie within the mandated region of BRLF

The Application pack of each candidate must contain:

  1. Nomination form duly filled in by the nominating agency
  2. Application form duly filled in (with annexures) by the applicant

All forms with attachments should be addressed to ‘The Registrar, IIHMR University’ and should be sent through mail to cprl@brlf.in or,

posted to the following address with title: “Application for the Certificate Programme in Rural Livelihoods “

Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation

C-32, 2nd Floor, Neeti Bagh

New Delhi 110049

Last date for submission of application forms online and by post is 30th July’ 2017.

Key Dates

  • Last date for submission of application forms online and by post: July 30th’ 2017
  • Date of Entrance Test, Group Discussion & Interview of eligible candidate: August 8th to 15th’ 2017
  • Announcement of Results: August 17th’ 2017
  • Admissions: October 3rd and 4th’ 2017
  • Start of the session: October 5th’ 2017

For any queries please contact Ms. Supriya @ 8294239454/ Mr. Vijay @ 9953078078or email us at cprl@brlf.in

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