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BIRD is a Learning Institution promoted by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to cater to the training requirements of the stake holders of agriculture and rural banking. BIRD is actively engaged in identifying and documenting issues critical to expansion of inclusive rural credit and facilitating policy discussions on these issues of national importance. BIRD conducts in–house, on-location and overseas training programmes for bankers from within and outside the country, officials of central and state governments and NGOs. The training programmes cover a wide range of subjects that include Banking, Finance, micro Finance, Financial inclusion, Projects, Development themes, IT applications in banking, Human Resource Management, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Natural Resource Management(NRM) etc.