Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Studies in Rural Development (PISRD) registered under Society Registration Act 1860, Section 21 has completed its 30 years of its existence. The Institute was established in 1987 as an independent research organization, working in the field of rural and urban development. The management of the Institute is vested in the Executive Body of seven members from various disciplines.

The Institute is also registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 with Registration Number 136550080. The Institute is regularly filing Income tax return. The Institute has been registered under 12 A Income Tax Exemption Act 1961.

We are development partner and Technical Support Group (TSG) member of Adolescent Health programme under National Health Scheme (NHM). Besides being a member of ASHA Mentoring Group under NHM and Alliance for Immunization and Health (AIH-UP), we are also a core group member of Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC)- UP Chapter.


To promote action research and empower individuals and communities through Capacity Building and Advocacy


Enhancing information and skills among people through a gender sensitive rights based approach and promoting social and action oriented research for sustainable human development


We at PISRD are passionate about providing socio-economic well being to the people especially those who belong to the under-privileged section of the society. We always work as a dedicated team to accomplish our goals which is always for the betterment of the people.