Institute of Human resources Development (IHRD) is a pioneer Technical institution pioneer in the field of Technical education, Established by the Government of Kerala. IHRD is dedicated to Scientific Advancement, Technological progress and economic growth of the country through human resources development.

IHRD clearly understood the need for generating skilled workers initiated special skill development programs by establishing Skill Development Centers throughout Kerala State. These centres will identify potential candidates from among unemployed, economically and socially weaker section of the society to train them, group them and support them to establish and maintain small production units. The products manufactured in these units will be marketed by the SDC to earn revenue. These production units will be supported by the SDC centers until they becomes self supporting.