initiative of the Swamy Ramananda Tirtha Rural Institute is aimed
at empowering the rural poor through enabling them to have
unhindered access to various rural friendly sustainable livelihood
options with focus on human dignity. The two main facets of human
empowerment viz. social empowerment and economic empowerment have
been the major focus of the every initiative of the Institute. It
may be noted that the human empowerment in its true sense does not
confine to livelihood provision alone. Rather it embraces every
aspect of human dignity and social welfare at large.
one has to strike a proper balance between economic empowerment
and social advancement in order to bring in the true empowerment.
Realizing this truism, the Institute’s training philosophy rests
upon holistic development of rural people.
this empowerment, all the training initiatives of the Institute
have been carved keeping in view individual progress and social
justice. Skill oriented trainings, both skill imparting and skill
up-gradation, have been the main instruments of such empowerment.
Guided by participatory approach, the learner has an option to
undertake course work at his / her convenience to acquire new
skills and also to update the existing skills or acquire
altogether new skills. Major thrust is laid on the learning
environment, which suits to aspirations and ambitions of the
participants with focus on holistic empowerment of the
participants. With flexi entry and exit conditions, every skill
training initiative has enough space for modules on social equity,
human values, health and hygiene, personality development income
generating, self reliant, independent etc. Enabling the vulnerable
sections of the rural society to reach the higher ladder, the
Institute is striving to contribute to the process of building
productive and purpose oriented human resources, and thus national
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