National Centre for Sustainable Community Systems

National Centre for Sustainable Community Systems

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National Centre for Sustainable Community Systems

Mussoorie, India 

Lal Bahadur Sashtri National Academy of Adminstration

Mission

The Purpose of the National Centre has been to undertake research, action research, consultancy & handholding support to state livelihood missions and line departments on producer organizations and platforms of the poor, develop training modules, policy seminars, prepare policy notes, publish research findings, and facilitate the Academy to sensitize and build awareness among the officials of the Government towards rebuilding sustainable community systems and good governance across India. The centre’s focus is to improve local Governance, through the principles of decentralization, convergence, and cooperation at the community level from the perspective of long term sustainability of our society.

Main Activities 

The purpose of the Centre is to undertake research, action research, develop training modules, policy seminars, prepare policy notes, publish research findings, and facilitate the Academy to sensitize and build awareness among the Officer Trainees and officials of the Government on the various perspectives of rebuilding sustainable community systems and good governance in the communities across India.

To undertake Action Research to determine the simultaneous optimization of design variables of community organizations (SHG, Producer Organization, Farmers Club, PACS, Producer Companies, etc) and the district level institutional architecture for recreating sustainable community systems in rural agricultural settings in India.

Contact

Amar KJR Nayak
Professor

amar.nayak@nic.in