Institute of Rural Management

Building a prosperous Pakistan


Organization Name
Institute of Rural Management
Building a prosperous Pakistan
English-Language Website URL
Type of organization
nonprofit, academic_institution, social_enterprise,
Year Founded
Lead Photo For Profile
HQ Location: City, Country
Islamabad | Pakistan
HQ Mailing Address
#7, Sunrise Avenue, Main Park Road near COMSATS University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Primary Contact and General Inquiries
Mr. Ahmed Ali Janjua
Manager ACN
Mobile: +923078881261
Tel: +92 51 8742201-7
Fax: +92 51 8742208

Institute of Rural Management started off as a small HRD Training unit within National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) Head office in 1993 and has now turned into one of the largest skill enhancement and training center in the non-profit sector in Pakistan. In 2010, IRM was registered under section 42 of Companies Ordinance 1984 and as an ISO 9001-2008 certified entity, it has efficiently organized internal controls and systems in place including financial procedures, staff service rules, gender policy and administrative processes. Over the period of last 24 year IRM underwent several strategic transformations.

Our goal remains providing essential tools of learning, and creating greater opportunities for the  vulnerable, we at IRM trust the innate capacity of every individual to achieve an honourable and sustainable  source of livelihood, improving their own lives and those of others.

With ethnic understanding of the Pakistani context, and the experience of over two decades, today, IRM has an extensive geographical presence (over 100  districts, 70% of the country) with offices and field training centers all across Pakistan.

So far, over the period of over 24 years, IRM has developed the capacity of over one million people and reached out to more than seven hundred thousand families. IRM has the distinction of developing the capacity of professionals in more than 20 countries. IRM has undertaken multi-sectoral projects and has varied experience of working with UN agencies, INGOs, public sector organizations and other bilateral and multi-lateral agencies locally and internationally. IRM has been the epicenter of innovation and excellence in the field of capacity development and technical education in the country.



Our mission is to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality and improve the quality of life of the rural communities by empowering them to harness their true human, social, and economic potential.

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