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Institute of Rural Management Anand institute

Institute of Rural Management Anand

 Development Programs

The evidence-based knowledge production, development planning and policy advocacy have gained enormous importance in the contemporary teaching, policy-making, and advocacy processes. This requires a set of skills to produce evidences through scientific methods and techniques. The programme intends to provide basic skills and knowledge to participants to carry out research through qualitative and quantitative methods.


IRMA stands out as an institute with a mission. Its mission is to promote sustainable, ecologically-friendly, and equitable socio-economic development of rural people through professional management.IRMA strives to achieve this mission
• by creating a new breed of professional rural managers with the appropriate ethos and values;
• by helping rural organisations and institutions in professionalising their management;
• by empowering rural people through self-sustaining processes;
• by building new rural management knowledge and theories through action-oriented and problem-solving research and consultancy; 
• and by influencing public policies. 

In performing these activities, IRMA continues to uphold and foster the values of creativity, integrity, and excellence.
The programme is intended for professionals from development NGOs, advocacy and consultancy agencies, think tanks, planning and research wings of governments, academics, and others who are interested in achieving skills in undertaking research.
Contact Details: Deputy Manager (Executive Training), Institute of Rural Management, Anand Post Box No. 60, Anand 388 001, Gujarat, India Cell: +91-9974072693, E-mail: mdp@irma.ac.in Phone: +91-2692-221841/221844/221658, Fax: +91-2692-260188