The Commissionerate of RD&PR (Training) is undertaking all the planning, implementation and monitoring the capacity building and training activities in the state through SRID&PR and five RIRD&PR. The Commissionerate is headed by a senior officer in the rank of Additional Chief Secretary who is also the Vice-Chairman of SIRD&PR society. An officer in the cadre of Additional Director is in-charge for the training related activities in the State at Directorate of Rural Development.
The Regional Institutes of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj at Sathiya Vijaya Nagaram in Tiruvannamalai district, Krishnagiri in Krishnagiri district, Pattukottai, in Thanjavur district, Bhavanisagar in Erode district and T.Kallupatty in Madurai district are entrusted with the task of imparting training. RIRD & PRs are headed by Principals in the cadre of Additional Director/Joint Director of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department
|S.No||Name of the Institution||Name of the District||Name of the Districts Covered||Year of Establishment||Area of the Institution (in acres)|
|1.||S.V. Nagaram||Tiruvannamalai||Kancheepuram,Villupuram,Tiruvallur,Cuddalore and Tiruvannamalai||1956||34.59|
|2.||Krishnagiri Dam||Krishnagiri||Krishnagiri,Namakkal,Salem,Dharmapuri and Vellore||1958||55.05|
|3.||Pattukottai||Thanjavur||Thanjavur,Tiruvarur,Nagapattinam,Tiruchurapalli,Pudukottaiand and Sivagangai||1954||20.94|
|4.||BhavaniSagar||Erode||Erode,Coimbatore,Dindigul,The Nilgiris,Karur,Perambalur, Ariyalur and Tiruppur||1972||71.89|
|5.||T Kallupatti||Madurai||Madurai,Theni,Virudhunagar,Ramnad, Tirunelveli,Thoothukudi and Kanniyakumari||1948||49.00|