Friday, 24 January 2014

Scope of MBA in Rural Management at IIHMR


There is an increasing demand and scope for trained rural management professionals in the contemporary context of a rapidly transforming rural India. The Indian State has many flagship missions and programs focusing areas such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation, livelihoods and skill development to mention a few major ones. Most of these programmes at the centre and state level aim for the betterment of lives of rural communities. With the expansion of corporate social responsibility among companies, both private and public sector, there has been a widening of the space of CSR action contributing to rural renewal and economic resurgence for inclusive human development. The opening up of rural markets for FDI has created possibilities for backward and forward linkages of farmer producer companies / cooperatives with national and multi nationals companies.

MBA in Rural Management at IIHMR equips you with the required skill set honed by a pro poor perspective to contribute meaningfully to diverse processes associated with planning, implementing and monitoring programmes for fulfilling basic entitlements like health, nutrition, education, building rural livelihoods, etc. Rural Management professionals get opportunity to carve satisfying careers in contributing to infrastructure development, better integration of rural areas and communities with markets, promoting equitable use of natural resources and enhancing sustainable agriculture and livestock production.