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MA in Rural Development Admission 2021

  • India is the land of agriculture and most of its population lives in those areas. The development in the rural areas plays an important role in the economic sector of the country.
  • Rural Management is an area which tries to meet the developmental needs of the country. The study mainly focuses on the planning, organizing, directing, and running of cooperatives, agricultural business and to its associated fields. It is mainly the study of management in the rural environment. 
  • A course in rural management includes training in agri-business, rural marketing, NGO management, microfinance, corporate social responsibility management and more.
  • Training in rural areas, case studies, and interaction with rural people are part of the course.  The course also trains the candidate with skills and knowledge to manage the rural properties efficiently. It trains the students with managerial abilities like leadership, decision-making, communication, planning and execution of developmental projects. 

Sector in which one can get job prospects after doing course -

With the changing scenario and governmental developmental rural policies, there are several job opportunities available. 

  • Rural managers get employed in general management, marketing, finance, systems, project implementation, purchase, human resource development in rural based enterprises.
  • After passing out from the institute one can get employed in government developmental agencies and non-government organizations.
  • Oil seeds cooperatives, milk producers cooperatives; sugar cane producer’s cooperatives etc. absorb rural managers.
  • Candidate’shavingdegree in Rural Management can run their own NGOs and thereby directly be associated with rural people.
  • One can also get employed in Banks, insurance companies, and other finance institutions.
  • Some of the companies who recruit rural managers are Tata Teleservices, Amul, Shriram Group, NABARD and ICICI Bank.

Average course fees:

  • For Master’s degree, the fees range from approx. Rs. 4Lacs- to Rs. 8.5 Lacs per year.  

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