Project Associate – Research & Documentation

Project Associate – Research & Documentation

Organization: National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

Apply By: 09 Feb 2023

Location: Hyderabad(Telangana)

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About the Organization

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, an autonomous organisation under the Union Ministry of Rural Development, is a premier national centre of excellence in rural development and Panchayati Raj.

Job Description

  • To provide support to the Project in conducting research/action research and analysis and preparation of analytical report on GPDP documents, case studies etc.
  • To provide secretarial support to the Project Team Leader in his functions related to the Project.
  • To assist in developing Training Designs and Learning Materials for training of State & District Level Trainers, Programme Coordinators, Young Fellows, Beacon Panchayat Leaders, Gram Panchayat Planning Facilitation Teams (GPPFT)/other stakeholders under the Clusters of GPs with focus on institutional capacity development and participatory planning.
  • To assist in coordinating with SIRDPRs/SPRCs/State Nodal Agencies for GPDP & RGSA, ETC/DTC/ DPRCs, SRLMs, Corporates, CSO, NGOs etc. for effective implementation of the Project.
  • To coordinate with State Programme Coordinators, Young Fellows and other Project Staff for effective Project Management.
  • To assist in documentation of Good Practices - based on reports, field studies, AV documentation, GPDP documents etc.
  • To assist in management of the Project office.
  • Any other task to be assigned from time to time.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Master Degree in any stream of Social Science from any recognized university.
  • Minimum academic standards: 60% marks in Secondary (Class X) or equivalent examination; 50% marks in Higher Secondary (Class XII) or equivalent examination in any discipline; 50% marks at Graduation level in the subject of social science; and 50% marks at Postgraduate level in the subject of social science.


  • Two years’ experience of having worked on Capacity Building & Training and Participatory Planning in respect of Gram Panchayats at State or District level.

Desirable Criteria

  • Sound knowledge about structure, functions, roles and responsibilities of Panchayati Raj system, particularly Gram Panchayats and sound knowledge about Decentralised Planning, particularly GPDP
  • Skills in Documentation of Good Practices.
  • Soft skills including proficiency in MS Office and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in writing and speaking English and speaking Hindi.
  • Skills in office management and official communication.
  • Experience and keenness to undertake extensive travels in remote areas of the country.


Rs.40,000/- (Rupees forty thousand) only per month plus travel and subsistence on tour as per norms of the NIRDPR.

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