Institute of Human Resources Development (I.H.R.D) is an autonomous educational institution established by the Government of Kerala in 1987. The institute is registered under The Travancore – Cochin literary, Scientific and Charitable societies registrations Act 12 of 1955. The Institute's Memorandum of Association and its rules and regulations have been judiciously framed with built-in growth provisions. The management of the institute is vested with a Governing Body composed of  ex-officio members only, with the Hon’ble Minister of  Education, Kerala State, as  the Chairman and Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala as the Vice-Chairman.

Institute of Human Resources Development is dedicated to scientific advancement, technological progress and economic growth of the country through human resources development. It shall endeavor to adhere to  the  principle. "Think Globally and Act Locally", so that compulsions of the nation's welfare are firmly entwined with and embedded in the world-wide goals of society.

I.H.R.D strives to provide education and training of consistently high stands through innovative and versatile programmes according to the current and emerging needs of the community.

IHRD Institutions across Kerala

  • Model Engineering Colleges -9
  • Colleges of Applied Science-48
  • Model Polytechnic Colleges-8
  • Technical Higher Secondary Schools-15
  • Regional Centres-2
  • Extension/Study Centres-6
  • Model Finishing Schools-2


Institute of Human Resources Development (I.H.R.D)
Prajoes' Towers, Vazhuthacaud
Tel: +91-471-2322985/2323597
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