The Institute is administered by the Ministry of Education, Government of India and fully funded through UGC, New Delhi has developed academic programs in rural development, rural economics and extension education, rural oriented sciences, co-operation, development administration, rural sociology, English, Tamil and Indian languages. The institute runs B.Tech. in civil engineering with focus on habitat development and M.Tech. in renewable energy. The institute also offers B.Sc Agriculture program. The institute has status of Deemed University in 1976 by UGC, the five-star status by NAAC in 2002, ‘A’ Grade during the re-accreditation in 2010 by NAAC and ‘A’ Grade in its third cycle of reaccreditation in the year 2016.
The Centre for Rural Energy in GRI presently implementing Surya Mitra Pawan Mitra and Varun Mitra training programs under the skill development supported by skill Council for Green Jobs. They are also providing training courses on solar energy program supported by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Government of India.
The Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed to be University), Gandhigram – 624 302, Dindigul District, TAMIL NADU
The Director in charge, Centre for Rural Energy,
Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed to be University,
Mobile- 91 9080266268 / 8012769765 / 8667324007
Tie up with Industries for employment opportunities
The Jal Mitra Training Centres may have MoUs/tie-ups with industries for placement of trainees. Names of Industrial partners may be uploaded.(To be Updated)