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Bankers Institute of Rural Development Mangaluru

BIRD, an ISO 9001:2015 organisation was established in November 1984 by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for meeting the capacity building needs of the client institutions like Commercial Banks, RRBs and Cooporative Banks, so as to make them financially strong, managerially efficient and organizationally vibrant on a sustainable basis for deepening rural credit.

It is located in a sprawling independent campus, facilitating academic pursuits in an ideal, serene and verdant atmosphere. Participants are provided with single room air conditioned accommodation. The campus has State of the Art class rooms, Library, Computer lab, gymnasium and Multi cuisine catering facility.

The Faculty Members are professional trainers and have domain knowledge in all topics relating to agriculture, rural development, rural psychology and rural financing with vast field experience.


‘To emerge as Centre of Excellence for Capacity building in the areas of Agriculture and Rural Development and the matters connected thereto’.


‘Capacity building of the Human Resources of Rural Financial Institutions and other organizations involved in Agriculture and Rural Development by providing relevant need based Quality Training and Development Interventions

Our Expertise

Farm Financing

Institutional interventions in resource application for higher agricultural productivity leading to a resilient agricultural economy

Off-Farm Financing

Sustainable development of rural India through alternative livelihood options.

Institutional Development

Strengthening of rural financial institutions including corporate governance and human resources development.

Banking & Supervision

Strengthening manpower competencies for financially viable banking and statutory compliances.

Micro Finance

Microfinance targets groups, individuals and small businesses lacking access to conventional banking and related services.

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion is the process of ensuring access to appropriate financial products and services needed by vulnerable groups.

Banking and Information Technology

New technology in banking is already transforming the financial sector,

Producer Organisations

Producers Collectives/Organizations is an important intervention for addressing the problems of low productivity

Climate Change

Climate change aims at reducing emissions and enhancing sinks of greenhouse gases and aims at reducing vulnerability

Upcoming Programme

  • Write-shop for formulation of Business Development Plan for FPOs

    "On 6-8 May 2024 - for NGOs, FPOs, CSR wings, Trust, Societies & Govt Dept"

  • Prog on Regulatory compliances in Investment and Treasury Function

    "On 6-8 May 2024- for RCBs and RRBs"

  • Management Development Prog for Cooperatives Banks

  • "On 21-23 May 2024 - for RCBs. "

  • Enhancing Agri & Rural Credit Flow

  • "On 22-24 May 2023  for All Banks, NBFCs & NBFC - MFIs"

Our Clients And Partners