Vivekanand Research and
Training Institute

A separate training & capacity building cell comprising experienced team has been continuously working to provide guidance to community and other institutions working in field of rural development. The community and institutional members are empowered after getting need based training in different fields.

VRTI has vast experience in implementing watershed projects. Considering this experience, under Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), the Gujarat State Watershed Management Authority (GSWMA) and District Watershed Development Unit (DWDU) have appointed VRTI for providing trainings to project staff and community members. After availing this training project staff and the community members will equipped with better understanding to implement the project successfully.

In all projects implemented by VRTI, different user groups like farmers’ groups, Self Help Groups are formed in project area. The cell is also imparting capacity building training for these groups.