Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Gujarat

University Road, near NDDB, Agricultural, Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujarat, India - 388001


Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA Anand) is considered to be the best business school in the Rural and Agricultural Business Management Sector of India. IRMA was founded with the belief, borne out by Verghese Kurien’s work in the dairy co-operatives which revolutionized the dairy industry in the country (Operation Flood), that the key to effective rural development is professional management.

IRMA provides management training, support and research facilities to students committed to rural development; in this process it has brought within its ambit several co-operatives, non-government organisations, government development agencies, international development organisations and funding agencies.

Academic Excellence

Following are the important courses:

  • PGDRM (Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management)
  • FPRM (Fellow Programme in Rural Management)
  • PGDMX (R) (Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management [Rural])
  • MDPs / Training (Management Development Programmes)


  • Sanjay Ghose – Founder URMUL Rural Health Research and Development Trust and Charka Development Communication Network
  • Sankar Datta – Indian academic & professional development worker.
  • Vishal Narain – Academician, Researcher & Public Policy Analyst
  • Satish Babu (PRM3) – Director, International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS).


    • Business & Economics
    • Accounting & Finance

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