Vision Of The Academy

The Vision of Academy is to enhance the people’s participation in development programmes and sound management of rural local self-governments through grassroots democracy and process of democratic decentralisation in the form of statutory Panchayati Raj Institutions, as self sufficient Village Republics in India.
The major research thrust of Academy is in the areas of Grassroots Governance (Panchayati Raj), Urban Governance (Nagar Palikas), Women Empowerment, Youth Development and allied subjects. The Academy shall strive to open new vistas of development dialogue between the micro and macro approaches on the grassroots democracy support initiatives for generating new ideas and dissemination of its knowledge for fulfilling people’s aspirations for genuine Village Republics in India, through research, training, advocacy and consultancy.