Institute Of Development Studies (IDS)

Institute of Development Studies


HANDS-IDS is proposed to be established with long-term commitment to nation building and unflinching adherence to universal human values which are reflected in its Tagline: “Learning, Practicing and Developing”. HANDS-IDS is committed to excellence in teaching, research and social outreach in order to make the Institute a role-model and trend setter for other Institutes/Universities. It is a unique Institute in Pakistan providing Degree in Development Studies for creating a better world for future generations.

HANDS-IDS is committed to cater to the growing needs of higher education in the country. One of the primary objectives of this Institute is to develop and make available, trained manpower to accelerate sustained economic growth in the current highly competitive global environment.

HANDS-IDS will offer BBA Degree in Business Administration, BS Degree in Community Development and BS Degree in Nursing. In due course of time, it would also offer BS in Computer Science and Masters, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in different disciplines and encourage study and research in the emerging field of entrepreneurship in particular. Right now HANDS-IDS is in the process of taking Charter.

HANDS-IDS provides a friendly learning environment to its students which help them to perform in their full capacity. Apart from the theoretical learning it also facilitates its students to learn with practicality which help them in their future endeavors by giving them the experience of field learning and trainings.

HANDS-IDS facilitates its students with creative and innovative learning in their faculties. With a purpose built campus along with all necessary requirements including

• Air Conditioned Classes
• Fully Furnished Campus
• Advanced and Highly Qualified Faculty
• Latest Technology equipments
• Gymnasium
• Playing Area
• Community Centre
• Auditorium
• Mess
• Hostel for External Students
• Canteen
• Scholars Corner
• Library
• Solar Panel Electricity System
• Clean Drinking Water Plant

Our teaching staff comprise of qualified trainers and faculty members with subject/topic expertise; qualifications, experience, knowledge and passion to contribute in many areas of human capital.

The Institute offers a variety of Training Programs in different sectors of social and economic development e.g., education, health-care, disaster reduction & relief management, water & sanitation, economics, business administration, research, monitoring and evaluation, social mobilization, livelihood enhancement, adult literacy, community development, social surveys, capacity/needs mapping, etc.

HANDS IDS –The Training & Development Wing is equipped with the latest equipment and services for conducting training and seminars. We tailor our services to the particular needs of both the public and private sector clients. Our blend of skill and experience enables us to develop and offer services which meet the clients’ needs effectively. Whilst our services are delivered mainly to the above mentioned clients, we have a strong reputation and growing demand for our services across the country. HANDS-IDS also emphasize on Community Development in ground reality for this purpose institute has formed different kinds of Societies.

Other than degrees mentioned above, the institute will offer Diplomas and Certificate courses in the field of development and management of varying durations