The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (rgniyd), Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, is an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament No. 35/2012 under the Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. The RGNIYD was set up in 1993 under the Societies Registration Act, XXVII of 1975.
As the apex national agency for youth development, the Institute strives to develop into a globally recognised and acclaimed centre of academic excellence in the field of youth development, fully responsive to the national agenda for inclusive growth, and the needs and aspirations of young people of the country to realise their potentials to create a just society.
Providing substantive inputs in the formulation of youth-related policies and in developing innovative programme initiatives that respond effectively to the needs and concerns of the young people of the country;Developing professional capacity of all youth development agencies in the country - state-sponsored or voluntary organisations - through training and specialised services, such as: consultancies, and providing expertise and training materials for in-house training programmes;Setting up a world-class and modern Resource Centre that will provide library and other related services and facilities to those involved in youth-related activities - youth organisations, educational and training institutions, researchers, scholars, and young people Generating authentic and comprehensive primary and secondary data on all issues and matters that impact the life of the young people in the country through a systematic and extensive programme of action research and study;
Vice ChancellorP. Michael Vetha Siromony
AddressChennai - Bangalore Highway, Beemanthangal,Sriperumbudur – 602 105, Tamil Nadu
Phone Numbers(091)044 - 27163127, 27162705
Fax Numbers(091)044 - 27163227