Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that the IIM Sirmaur campus would help fill the demand and supply gap of the corporate leaders.
The Union Human Resource Development Minister (HRD) Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated the Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur campus with the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur. The inauguration ceremony was held online on Tuesday.
“Seven new IIMs have been set up by the center including IIM Sirmaur to fill the gap between demand and supply of corporate leaders created by the then existing IIMs. The announcement was made that the IIM for Himachal Pradesh would be set up at Dhaulakuan in the Sirmaur district on 15th August 2014. The State Govt. allotted a 210 acres land at Dhaula Kuan for development of the permanent campus of the Institute on 12th March 2015,” Mr Pokhriyal said.
He then added, “IIM Sirmaur was controlled by IIM Lucknow in August as a mentor institution with the beginning of the first batch of PGP of 20 students, from its temporary campus at Paonta Sahib, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. And since then the Institution is growing well and is achieving new infrastructural and academic heights. The present academic proceedings is controlled from temporary campus which is fully residential for students with all modern facilities. The students are not only pursuing academics but also engaged in various cultural, sporting and CSR and community outreach activities.”
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