Raman Singh inaugurates IIM-Raipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 00:07

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman
Singh today inaugurated country`s 10th Indian Institute of
Management (IIM) in the state capital by inducting the first
batch of 71 students in the elite business school.

"Chhattisgarh does not want to lag in management studies.
Hence, IIM-Raipur`s `Post Graduation Programme` is being run
in engineering college premises itself," Singh said.

At present, IIM-Raipur will be run from the engineering
college at Sejbahar. Its huge campus will come up on 200
hectares allotted for the institute in Raipur, officials said.

Speaking on the occasion, Indian Institute of Management,
Indore, Director, N Ravindran said IIM-Raipur has seven per
cent non-engineering students as against average four per cent
in other institutes.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 00:07

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