Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) Overview
Dr Verghese Kurien, the father of the White Revolution, established the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) in 1979. Its mission has always been to promote sustainable, ecologically friendly, and equitable socio-economic development of rural people through professional management.
IRMA provides courses at the postgraduate level as well as doctoral level. On postgraduate level, it provides two diploma courses - Rural Management and Rural Management Executive. On doctoral level, it provides a Fellow Programme in Management (Rural Management).
It also has Management Development Programmes (MDPs) that address the in-service training needs of the executives and managers working in affiliated sector organizations of IRMA including co-operatives, not-for-profit, and government and semi-government organizations engaged in rural development.
IRMA is approved by AICTE, NAAC, NBA and AIU and is the bastion of rural management education in the country. More than 3000 alumni of IRMA are working as change-makers in 18 countries across the world.
IRMA has over 30 core and visiting faculty members. It believes that faculty constitutes the most important part of any institution as they help impart quality knowledge and guide the students throughout their educational journey. To know about any updates on IRMA, one can also search IRMA on Pagalguy.
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