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The Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) is a pioneering institution established to develop the discipline of Development Management. The school aims to facilitate the creation of a cadre of professional leaders and managers for the development sector. These professional leaders and managers will make a significant difference to the impact, scale and sustainability of organizations working for the betterment of society and especially improving the quality of life of the underserved.

Enroll in Development Leadership Program. Social Impact Multipliers: Leadership development for Indian Social sector. The Indian development sector has witnessed unprecedented evolution and growth in the last decade.

Social Impact Multipliers: Leadership development for Indian Social sector

While people have always been at the centre of this growth, nurturing of organisational talent and leadership development continue to remain a significant need across the sector. Investing in nurturing exceptional leaders for the sector is critical to drive transformative impact. However, there is not much evidence captured around leadership needs in the social sector, success measures or challenges in the Indian context. The Bridgespan Report (2017) was probably the first attempt towards studying leadership development among Indian SPOs. Taking this thought further, the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) partnered with Sattva Consulting to carry out a rigorous qualitative empirical study to gather a deep understanding of the trends and current experiences of leaders in India’s social purpose organisations. View Executive Summary View Full Report. ‘Bahraich Ke Kisse’: My Story Of Meeting Some Awe-inspiring Women.

Encountering Awe-Inspiring Women Passing through the lush greenery, we have reached the skill training centre in Chittaura block in Bahraich district (U.P.).

‘Bahraich Ke Kisse’: My Story Of Meeting Some Awe-inspiring Women

After attending the orientation program conducted by NRLM, my friend and I went to a nearby village for fieldwork. Tajkhudai village has a significant and equal population of both Hindus and Muslims living in their respective mohallas near to each other. As the road was blocked due to the Eid procession, we had to take a detour – which meant passing through the heart of the Muslim based community. The news flashed in my mind which I heard three days back: a communal riot had happened in another village, Khaira bazaar when Hindus had Chatt pooja ceremonies. We reached the house where all the women were supposed to gather and have a meeting. The women who have risen from ashes were standing there and raising their voices against oppression and patriarchy.

And she backed away. "How am I any different from her? " The ‘Paro’ System: How Women Are Trafficked In Northern India. On the second day of “Realising India”, we were interacting with female members of a self-help-group at Nangravaleiya Dhani (hamlet) in Piprodi GP of Ramgarh Block when suddenly one lady said to me, “Bhaiya, wo bhi Bangalan hai!

The ‘Paro’ System: How Women Are Trafficked In Northern India

Kalkatta se ayi hai!” Pointing her finger at another lady. Sitting at the corner of the circle, she was breastfeeding her 2-year-old kid. “Tribal lifestyle is threatened by development” Mridul Upadhyay, student of PGP in Development Leadership at ISDM A simple gift of hospitality prompted Mridul Upadhyay, 26, a Commonwealth Correspondent from New Delhi in India, to consider how small minorities are affected by the pressures of global demand and development.

“Tribal lifestyle is threatened by development”

What was the best thing offered to you to eat, as a gesture of hospitality, when you visited someone’s home? For me it was clove, a spice, offered by an old tribal woman in an Indian rural village. Maybe it was one of the costliest or most special things available in the house to offer, or it’s their culture to offer such things to the guests. But as I learned later, it was not grown or collected, rather purchased by family. The East India company brought clove from its native home in Indonesia to the Company’s spices gardens in India in 1800 AD. In this village, the people settled when displaced during construction of a big dam two decades ago. Professional Development Program - Indian School of Development Management.

The Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) is a pioneering institution established to develop the discipline of Development Management.

Professional Development Program - Indian School of Development Management

The Continuing Education program at the Indian School of Development Management is designed to assist professionals from the development sector to grow by developing applicable skills of Development Management. These skills, strategies and techniques will further help professionals in the sector to adapt to the continued challenges in the development space. A key take away from the workshops is also the opportunity for continued networking beyond the classroom.

Our courses are designed and facilitated by experts in their respective fields who also have knowledge and understanding of the development sector and its challenges. The Continuing programs have been designed as intensive, short-term (2-3 days) programs taking into account the packed schedule of development professionals. PG Program in Development Leadership, Social development, CSR and NGO Management courses. ISDM provides an immensely enriching experience to its diverse cohort of student base who are inspired to be the change.

PG Program in Development Leadership, Social development, CSR and NGO Management courses

The value of collaboration is at the core of the learning systems at ISDM. A student is exposed to sessions that comprise varied sectoral perspectives from a development viewpoint. In addition activities like fish bowl, debate and HOT (Honest, Open and Transparent) Conversations are conducted on a range of topics for exposure and holistic understanding.

Post classroom sessions, students engage in problem based learning in their respective groups which is a concept to facilitate the idea of peer learning and working in teams. The campus also provides access to a substantial number of books in its library. There are student led committees that form the intertwining thread of a life of a student at ISDM. A fortnightly space called ‘Baaithak’ has been created where the entire ISDM community of students and staff come together for celebrations. Student Testimonials.