The Institute's campus is located at the foothills of the Godess Chamundi on the Lalitha Mahal Road, Mysore amidst serene surroundings and is 4KM away from KSRTC Bus Stand and 5.5 KM from the Railway Station. The campus houses three Institutions - Abdul Nazeer Sab State Institute of Rural Development (ANSSIRD), Administrative Training Institute (ATI), State Institute of Urban Development (SIUD) a quantum mix of the old and the Modern.
The Abdul Nazeer Sab State Institute for Rural Development (ANSSIRD) established in 1989 has been conducting training for elected representatives of Panchayat Raj Institutions as well as officers of these Institutions. The year 2002-03 saw the operationalisation of the SATCOM centre in ANSSIRD. The satcom centre comprising an earth station and studio was set up for one way video and two way audio communication on extended C-Band transponder of INSAT 3B. With the establishment of the satcom centre, ANSSIRD began to make far reaching changes to its entire approach, system and curriculam of training. The institute is headed by a Director.