Training Orientation and Research centre (TORC)
The Institute is recognised as a Training Orientation and Research Centre (TORC) by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports,Government of India for its NSS Programme Officers for the UT of Chandigarh and States of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. Training programmes for N.S.S. Programme Officers have been conceived with a view to providing practical skills to these Programme Officers for motivating the youth to undertake voluntary work. These courses try to relate vision with problems and practical intervention.
Jan Shiksan Sansthan (JSS)
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has identified IDC as a nodal institution for imparting Non-formal Adult and Continuing Education, through Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS). It offers vocational education to neo-literates and unemployed youth.