Capacity Building and Training for the year 2016-2017
The Capacity Building programme for about one lakh twenty five thousand of PRI elected representatives and functionaries and officials of the various sector and line departments is very huge task.
The CDPA at TSIPARD, Rajendranagar has been handling the Zilla Parishad elected representatives, the DPCs and the Mandal Praja Parishad Presidents District officials and special programmes to elected representatives at TSIPARD, Rajendranagar. The hostel accommodation, the training infra-structure, the faculty and physical accommodation is adequate.
The activities are, conducting TNA, preparing the training modules and reading/learning material for the participants, training the Master Trainers (MoTs) and Trainers of Trainees (ToTs) and conducting face to face training programme for DPC, Zilla Parishad chairpersons, Mandal Parishad Presidents, sector and line departments officers.
The centre has adopted the cascading mode training in which it involves organizing training programme at the District, Mandal and at the ETC level through face to face training.
The centre also conducts the Distance Mode training programme through the SATCOM - KU Band with trainees located at 438 Mandal Praja Parishad meeting halls.
The required films produced in-house by TSIPARD in collaboration with Media Center which are used for all the trainings for in campus and off campus and both SATCOM and for Doordarshan Broadcast programmes.
The “Sthanikapalana”, the PRI News magazine is funded and published by CDPA-TSIPARD.
The TSIPARD, Rajendranagar houses the Centre for Decentralized Planning and Administration along with eleven other centers. The CDPA is also been responsible for organizing the field visit based training programme. The centre has also conducting exposure cum Study tours to the elected representatives and functionaries of the PRIs within and outside the state viz., Kerala, Karnataka, Maharastra, Tamilnadu.
There are several initiatives like the Gram Sabha campaign and GPDP in Grama Jyothi which were under taken by the CDPA, TSIPARD.
With the introduction of the RGPSA which emphasizes setting up State Panchayat Raj Resource Centre, the CDPA can now be strengthened in terms of an independent accommodation with capacity to accommodate 10 faculty members, 5 support staff with IT enabled infrastructure.