Tata-Dhan Academy

About TDA

The Tata-Dhan Academy nurtures, grooms and educates young graduates, both boys and girls, as Development Professionals. They possess multi-disciplinary knowledge including applied technologies relevant to the 'context'.

Equally high is the emphasis on 'learning' and 'building knowledge' through action-reflection-action. Side by side the focus is on building high quality techno-managerial competencies supported by appropriate motivations, values and attitudes to work with people, the disadvantaged in particular, with a view to "building people's organisations to build people".


Tata-Dhan Academy aims at becoming a Centre of Excellence in Development Management education, training and Research.


  • Induct and groom young graduates as development professionals
  • Build the capacity of Practitioners in the development sector
  • Build and enable a world of Knowledge & practice through action-reflection and adapting global knowledge

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News and Events

Development Management Programme on "Fresh Water Resources Conservation with a special focus on Supply and Demand management in Southern Peninsular India", January 29-31, 2016.

Application Invited for 17th Programme in Development Management (PDM XVII) : 2016-2018

PDM Student Blog

Career Opportunities at Tata-Dhan Academy...Read about it

Prof.M S Sriram's, IIMA disucsses about Tata Dhan Academy's Development Management programme......Read about it



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