The Central Department of Rural Development (CDRD focuses on the following activities with a view to enhancing and strengthen sound academic environment:

  • Work in coordination with GOs, NGOs and INGOs in different development sectors.
  • Establish academic linkage with national and international Universities and Institutions for exchange programs.
  • Organize talk programs, seminars and symposia on regular basis.
  • Develop the existing library into a resource center.
  • Conduct a research on rural development themes and disseminate knowledge among concerned RD stakeholders.
  • Publish an academic Journal on regular basis (Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies) and newsletters.