About Programme

The FPRM is a doctoral education in Rural Management leading upto the title of “Fellow, Institute of Rural Management, Anand”. It has a minimum residency requirement of 3 years. It seeks to promote inter-disciplinary/ cross-functional scholarship in the broad field of rural management, with a provision for specialisation in any of the following thematic fields; Management of Collectives;

  • Agribusiness/ Rural Marketing;
  • Natural Resources Management;
  • Development Management;
  • Micro-finance Management;
  • Governance and Sustainable Livelihoods;
  • Rural Infrastructure and Services Management;
  • Public and non profit Management.

Overall Goals:

Derived from the Institutional Mission, the overall goals of the programme are to;
  • Promote scholarship and build knowledge in the field of Rural Management; 
  • Develop scholars and teachers in rural management; and 
  • Stimulate academic and research work in IRMA.
Institute of Rural Management, Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001, Gujarat, India
Contact: 02692-260391,260181 Fax: 02692-260188
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