IRMA Gets New Chairman

IAS Prelims 2023

Dilip Rath, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has been appointed Chairman of the Institute of Rural Management-Anand (IRMA).

Rath has been instrumental in promoting and strengthening farmer-owned institutions in the dairy sector to make the small holder system viable and sustainable.

As Mission Director of the World Bank-assisted National Dairy Plan (NDP), he is pursuing NDP’s objectives through the adoption of scientific and systematic processes in provisioning technical inputs supported by appropriate policy and regulatory measures.

He joined the IAS in 1979 and served in different capacities in West Bengal, Odisha and at the Centre.