Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, in Government of India promotes resilient rural India through Higher Education interventions. MGNCRE designs, develops and promotes curriculum inputs for higher education programmes offered by Universities and Autonomous Institutions in India.
MGNCRE includes Rural Studies, Rural Development, Rural Management, Social Work and Education. The curriculum inputs are relevant to both theoretical and practical field in India. This involves higher education curriculum in India in the process of building resilient rural India. This formulates and recognise curricular inputs and accredit courses and higher educational institutions, which enables development of sustainable, climate and disaster resilient rural livelihoods.