IGNOU launches Master of Arts in Development Studies; Online Admissions Open for July Session  

IGNOU's School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS) has launched Master of Arts (Development Studies) (Code: MADVS) from July 2018 session. MADVS programme is meant for development professionals across the sectors and for fresh graduates interested in pursuing career as a development professional, informed, Programme Coordinator, Prof. P. V. K. Sasidhar.

This 2 year program can be pursued by any graduate having degree in any discipline.  

Programme Objectives:
•To impart knowledge on various aspects of development studies.
•To train qualified human resources in the professional area of development studies.
•To develop professional skills in formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes.

Who Can Take Admission:
•Fresh graduates seeking career as development professionals.
•Development functionaries like village, mandal, block, municipal & district development officials.
•Civil servants of state & central Governments.  
•Employees of the development institutes, research organizations, NGOs & corporate social responsibility divisions.

For Further Information, prospective students can contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre or could reach out to the Programme Coordinator, Prof. P. V. K. Sasidhar through e-mail at pvksasidhar@ignou.ac.in or on mobile at 9910050413.