Welcome to the Official Website of the Extension Training Centre, Nongsder .....

The Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India institutionalized a three-tier process of training and capacity building for rural development on pyramidal basis, the NIRD at the national level, the SIRDs at State level and the ETCs at the regional and sub-state levels. The ETC caters to the training needs of all block level extension officials, beneficiaries of Rural Development programmes and projects, NGOs, CBOs, AEC and VEC members, members of local institutions and all other block and village level organizations and workers.

The ETC was established in the year 2001 and became fully functional in 2005. By an order of the Government of Meghalaya, the ETC has been declared as an autonomous organization duly registered as a Society on 16th January, 2012 as per provisions of the Meghalaya Societies Registration Act, XII of 1983.

About ETC Nongsder ....


When Started

The Extension Training Centre, Nongsder became fully functional in 2005 with the appointment of the seniormost faculty member of State Institute of Rural Development as the Principal followed by the appointment of faculty and staff.


Our Vision

To be counted as the most progressive, creative and trusted Extension Training Centre in the country.


Our Mission

To transform the Extension Training Centre into a learning centre which is resilient, responsive and in tune with the changing situations.


Our Logo

The LOGO represents our efforts to empower the rural masses through improved knowledge, understanding, skills, attitude and behavior in order to create a ripple effect to the entire rural development process.