राष्ट्रीय बैंक स्टाफ महाविद्यालय

National Bank Staff College

Shaping Minds to Excel

Natural Resource Management Centre

NABARD being an apex institution directly and indirectly has been facilitating the processes to address the challenges related to sustainable management of natural resources ,e.g., land, water and air. NABARD’s policy on Natural Resource Management (NRM) seekstoenhance livelihood and quality of life of the rural community through improved resource conditions. The policy indicates that NABARD would direct its NRM interventions towards achieving structural impact on the NRM sector for livelihood enhancement, poverty reduction and ecological sustainability. NRMC was set up at Staff College in April 2015.

Objectives and Functions

The overall objective of NRMC is to facilitate improvement in livelihoods of rural poor through sustainable management of natural resources. For achieving this, the centre would

  • Identify appropriate technologies available and ready for transfer
  • Promote Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) technologies
  • Awareness creation among different stake holders
  • Policy feed-back and advocacy
  • Facilitate NRM based livelihoods by integrating technology and credit
Focus Areas of NRMC
  • Climate change ( proofing, adaptation, mitigation)
  • Energy security- Need for renewable energy (Bio-fuel, solar, wind)
  • Financial Products development suited to NRM sector
  • Other related area( like delivery models, gender issues)