NEW DELHI: Magsaysay Award Winner and Member of the National Advisory Council (NAC) Deep Joshi has been roped in as the chairman of the Institute of Rural Management-Anand (IRMA).
The decision in regard to his appointment was taken by IRMA board at its meeting yesterday, which was chaired by YK Alagh.
IRMA had constituted a three-member search panel consisting Mihir Shah, member, Planning Commission, Hasmukh Shah, former chairman, Gujarat Ecology Commission, and Sudarshan Iyengar, vice chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapeeth.
Verghese Kurien has been the founder chairman, IRMA, from December 14, 1979 to June 8, 2006. Amrita Patel has been the chairman from June 9, 2006 to November 28, 2006 when Alagh took over. IRMA has established rule-based governance systems in his tenure. IRMA Chairman has a term of three years with two terms.
Joshi has worked for PRADAN in different capacities, since it’s Executive Director for two five-year terms.