The Government of Karnataka has taken pioneering efforts to establish the first university in the country focusing on Rural Development and Panchayat Raj. DR. N. NAGAMBIKA DEVI, IAS, Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Karnataka, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, DR. B. THIMME GOWDA, Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University and DR. SURESH V. NADAGOUDAR, Registrar, Karnataka State Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University visited the KIIT University School of Rural Management on 4 April 2017 for a first hand understanding of its functioning.
This delegation had a day long interaction with the faculty members of the School of Rural Management. The faculty members explained about the design of the courses, facilitation of internships and placement of the students among many other things. Subsequently, the delegation went around the School and learnt about the facilities and support systems available for the students. Expressing their happiness and satisfaction about their interactions, the delegation sought the cooperation of the KIIT University School of Rural Management in taking further steps for strengthening the newly formed pioneering Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University.