Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) placements were held during February 6-11, 2017. Maintaining the 100% placements record since its inception in 1979, the current batch of 169 students were placed in three days time. For the first time, our average salary has crossed 10 lakhs figure. The average salary of the current batch stands at INR 10.22 lpa, and the median stands at INR 8.40 lpa. The maximum salary for the batch is INR 46.50 lpa and the minimum salary offered is INR 4.5 lpa. The average salary offered by the development sector organizations (NGOs, Cooperatives and Government Development Agencies) stands at 9.37 lakhs and that for the corporate sector is 10.57 lpa. Prof. Pratik Modi coordinated the placements activities this year.
A total of 22 students took up offers made by Non-Government Development Organizations and Government Development Organizations. Non-Government Development Organizations such as SRIJAN, WomenWeave Charitable Trust, Gujarat State Women’s Sewa Co-operative Federation, Industree Crafts Foundation, RISE India Trust, and Naandi Community Water Services recruited through the campus placements. From the Government Development Agencies, UNICEF, Rajasthan Grameen Ajeevika Parishad, and Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society (BRLPS) recruited from the campus this year. UNICEF came for the first time to the campus recruitment and made offers to five students.