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 having Registration Number 136550080. The Institute is regularly filing Income tax return. The Institute has also been registered under 12 A Income Tax Exception Act 1961.

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