19 June, 2024

Regional Centre


Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (PGDSS)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 3 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
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 Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University / Institute.

This programme mainly focuses on the genesis and principles of sustainable development, its tools, implementation

and assessment strategies in a holistic way. The major objectives of the programme are:
* To provide opportunity to the learners to deepen their knowledge and understanding about sustainable development
and the principles of sustainability science.
* To expand capacities of learners on various theoretical and practical aspects of sustainable development.
* To develop professional knowledge and skills in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sustainable
development projects and programmes.
PGDSS holders will be fully equipped to serve various Government and NGOs dealing with environment, development
and livelihood improvements. Fresh graduates who complete this Diploma will be the potential candidates suitable for
employment at the grassroots, supervisory and other middle level positions in Environment and Development sector.
The programme also strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of in-service personnel working in Government and
Non-Government Organizations, Private or Corporate sectors and handling various sustainable development projects
and programmes viz., Employees of the Institutes/NGOs, Private or Corporate sectors working in various Sustainable
Development projects; Programme Officers, Project Officers, Research Investigators, and Research Assistants dealing
with environment and development issues in various International and National Organizations.
Fee Structure: Rs.7,000/- for full programme
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