NDDB chief Dilip Rath appointed as Chairman of IRMA

Virendra Pandit Ahmedabad | Updated on January 11, 2018 Published on July 26, 2017

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

He was appointed by IRMA’s Board of Governors on July 21, according to a press release here on Wednesday.

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.

Having wide experience in the fields of dairy development and cooperatives, he was instrumental in implementing various schemes of the Central Government.

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

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Published on July 26, 2017
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