The Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), is one of the leading Institutes in India with a mission to promote sustainable, ecologically-friendly and the equitable socio-economic development of rural people through professional management. Founded in 1979, IRMA offers Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM), Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM) and Certificate Program in Dairy Management course. The institute has a publication program which is set up to plan a unique path for the disciplined defined by rural management through research writing. Every year various companies visit the campus for placement. The areas of job varies in different dimensions such as planning and information systems, production management, marketing, finance, accounts, human resource development, rural development, and natural resources management. Some of leading recruiters IRMA hosts are Reliance Foundation, Mother Diary, Yes Bank, Agri Rural, Gujarat Cooperative Milk and many more.