Establish 1994
Registration Rupandehi – 79/2051
Affiliation with SWC 1940/2051
PAN No. 203463017
General Members Total -32 (Female 15 and male 17)
Executive committee 7 (female 4 and male 3)


Indreni Rural Development Centre (IRDC) Nepal is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) established in 1994, with the ultimate aim of sustainable development of rural communities of Nepal by mobilizing indigenous human and natural resources and with optimal utilization of locally developed technologies. It is registered in the District Administration Office in Rupandehi, under the Association Registration Act 2034 and is affiliated with the Social Welfare Council under the Social Welfare Act. It has a central office at Butwal and field offices in programme districts and village development committees (VDCs).

This organization is working in the various parts of Nepal in the field of Education, Livelihoods, Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction Resource Management, Water Supply, Sanitation, Human Rights Promotion and Good Governance, Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS with the partnership of various government and non-government organizations. In order to systematize the organizational activities, IRDC has developed Personnel and Financial Policies, Security Policy, Gender Policy,Child Policy and Emergency Relief Fund. The organization has efficient human resources and active board of directors to manage the organization’s programs and activities.

Email Address,
Fax 071-541882
Telephone 071-541882
Last Date of Renewal  2069/06/25
Last Date of Auditing  2069/05/20
Office Registered District Administration Office Rupandehi
Focus Districts Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Palpa


The vision of this organization is to establish a self-reliant society based on justice, equality and brotherhood.


  • To educate and organize the communities.
  • To promote and develop the local skills and resources.


  • Participatory approach.
  • Mutual cooperation
  • Non communal and unbiased behavior
  • Belief on works
  • Friendly behaviors towards the nature.
  • Dono harm


The main goal of this organization is to work for the overall development of deprived communities with the proper utilization of local resources and ecological balance of the environment.


The major objectives of this organization are to:

  • Create awareness on education, health and sanitation through various educational programs.
  • Conduct income generation activities for the self-reliance and economic uplift of the deprived communities.
  • Provide reproductive health services to the community.
  • Establish ecological balances by preventing environmental degradation.
  • Coordinate with Gos, NGOs and INGOs to launch community development activities.
  • Work to promote human rights, child rights, governance, gender, sustainable livelihoods and disaster response.
  • Survey, design and research for development initiatives


  • Mobilize the local resources and maximize the community participation in all the development endeavors.
  • Learn from the experiences gained by succeeded programs and apply the lessons in the future programs.

Future Plan:

  • Education for Children and Women.
  • Water Supply, Rural Infrastructure Development Program
  • Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS
  • Environmental Protection and Climate Change.
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Food Security
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Human Rights and Good Governance.
  • Publication of Experiences.


  • Linkage and Networking :
  • NGO Federation.
  • NGO Coordination Committee
  • Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)
  • Focal Point – Peace Network Western Region Nepal

Succeeded Program

Education and Awareness:

SN Program Support Org.
1 Women Literacy Pact-Nepal, World Education
2 Adult Literacy DEO
3 Post Literacy World Education
4 Child Education Unicef
5 Parenting Education Unicef
6 Meena Cartoon Unicef
7 Women Business Literacy Pact-Nepal
8 Women Legal Education The Asia Foundation
9 Official Literacy World Education
10 Girls Access to Education World Education
11 Population Education Campaign Ministry of health & population
12 Educational Campaign SAP-Nepal
13 Community Literacy for Natural Resource Management LFP (DFID)
14 Educational Mapping and Survey ARDA and IRDC
15 Initiative for Integrated Community Development Project (IICDP) ADRA Nepal
16 Community Literacy for Poverty Reduction World Vision Intl Nepal, ADP Butwal
17 Natural Resource Management LFP/DFID


SN Program Support Org.
1 Oral Re-hydration therapy Program Unicef
3 Kanchan Filter Promotion Program IRDC
4 HIV/AIDS Program World Vision
5 Reproductive Health Clinic Vision 2000

Water Supply:

SN Program Support Org.
1. Water Supply & Sanitation Program(Shallow Tube well, Gravity flow, Overhead tank system) HMG/FINNIDA
2. Partnership for Safe Drinking Water ENPHO
3 Water Sanitation and Hygiene Project (WASH) DDC/FINNIDA

Environmental Sanitation:

SN Program Support Org.
1. Sanitation program(Various Scheme in Rupandehi & Kapilvastu) HMG/FINNIDA
2 Social Mobilization for Local Resource Management in Community Forestry LFP (DFID), IFP

Income Generating Program:

SN Program Support Org.
1 TargetGroup Support Program Ministry of Local Dev. Third Livestock Dev. Project
2 Self-Help Promotion Program GTZ/NGO Fund Project
3 Integrated Economic Development for Vulnerable Communities Project ADRA Nepal
4 Gajedi Community Development Project Heifer

Human Rights and Good Governance:

SN Program Support
1 Civic Society Strengthening Program SAP-Nepal
2 Enhancing Human Rights of Terai Dalit Communities EU
3 Capacity Building of Civil Society for the Strengthening of Fundamental Rights and Democracy National Peace Campaign and Creative International Forum/EU
4 Local Body Grants Expenditure & Community Engagement Survey LGAF
5 Reducing Social Tensions and Social Crimes and Enhancing Tolerance for Sustainable Peace Conciliation Process in North-west Communities of Kapilvastu District EU

Survey and Research:

SN Program Support Org.
1 Arsenic Testing and Mitigation Program FINNIDA, ENPHO
2 Socioeconomic Survey of Butwal Municipality ISMP / ADP

Ongoing Program

SN Program Support Org.
1. Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Projects RWSS Fund Board
2. Reintegration of Conflict Affected Children and Youth UNICEF Nepal
3. Strengthening Livestock and Value Chain Project Heifer
4. Local Governance and Community Development Project DDC Rupandehi
5. Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) DDC/FINNIDA
6. Develop Local Economy to Eradicate Poverty ADRA Nepal
7. Initiative for Climate Change Adaptation IDE/Rupantaran

List of Executive Board:

Mr. Bishnu Gautam Chairperson
Ms Kamala Gahatraj Vice-Chairperson
Ms. Sharada Ghimire Secretary
Ms. Sumitra Malla Treasurer
Mr. Raju Shah Member
Ms. Gita Gyawali Member
Mr. Mahadev Chaudhary Member

Leadership and Institutional governance:

The general assembly of the organization elects 7 – 9 members executive committee comprising minimum 40% female individuals. One can continue his/her leadership maximum up to 2 terms in the post of chairperson making the top leadership access equitably to all. The executive committee is responsible for the management and institutional development of the organization. The decision made by the executive committee is regularly sent to all the general members and concerned donor agency. Likewise all the activities run by the organization are transparent with their budget.

Human Resource Development:

The organization aims to enrich its members and staff with various knowledge and skills required for holistic approach of welfare and development. The organization has organized 5 sectors or departments and makes the members and personnel involved in different sectors.All the training and opportunities are provided under the need of the department. The 5 department are:

  • Human Resource Development and Education
  • Health,Water supply, Sanitation and Environment
  • Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Livelihoods and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Rights,Advocacy and Inclusion
  • Admin and Finance

Resource Mobilization:

The organization has its own resources for its sustainability. It is running Arsenic & Bacteria test program, Kanchan filter promotion and conduction of various training to development workers. Besides these it has been tapping outside resources from government and non-government agencies to run the various programs and projects.

Financial Management:

All the financial activities are run under the financial guidelines of the organization. All of the financial operations are followed under the accounting software system. At end of the fiscal year the general assembly appoints an authorized auditor for organization’s financial audit.The audit report is available to all the members as well as other interested ones.


The general assembly appoints an executive director who runs the daily administration of the organization and coordinates with other GOs and INGOs.