18 SPIPA Students cleared UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018.






  • 3 AC class rooms with capacity of 40-40-60 and LCD projector
  • 1 Computer laboratory with internet link and LCD projector
  • 1 GIS (Geographic Information System) center
  • 1 Meeting room cum conference room with LCD TV
  • 1 Faculty room
  • 1 Room for consultants

Core Faculty and Staff

SIRD had following core faculties during the period under report. It was supported by the staff as mentioned in the organizational flow charts shown on the opposite page.

Core Team – SIRD

NoDesignationName of the Member
1DirectorShri Bharat J. Pathak, Rtd. IFS
2ProgrammerMs. Janki Modh
3Core Faculty (NRLM/GLPC/IAY)Dr. Shaila Trivedi
4Core Faculty (MGNREGA)Mr. Anil Patel
5Core Faculty (BRGF/RGPSA)Ms. Neela Patel
6Core Faculty (Watershed)Shri Ramesh Patel
7Core Faculty (SBM/SAGY/BNV)Ms. Dipti Parmar
8Project Engineer (GIS-Cgard)Mr. Dhaval Parikh


With an object to accelerate the process of Rural Development while ensuring social justice, decentralized planning and people's participation, SIRD has identified important development functionaries, government officials as well as representatives of Panchyati Raj, Civil Society, NGO and Citizens as the focus for capacity building. SIRD has prepared a strategy to build the capacity, increase efficiency and sensitivity through trainings, seminars, documentation, and action research with optimum use of available resources of SIRD at SPIPA including usage of latest technologies like GIS and SATCOM.