Indian Institute of Management (IIM) has been set up by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2010 at Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest growing states of India with its rich mineral, forest,
The Institute believes in preparing ethical leaders who are not only committed to business, commerce and industry but are also socially conscious towards their contribution in nation building and bring in name for the country globally. The institute is abuzz with activities carried by the student clubs which are now expanding their scope of activity and bringing luminaries from the Corporate.
Indian Institute of Management-Raipur (IIM-R) will have the stone-laying foundation ceremony of its upcoming new infrastructure at Naya Raipur, village Pota-Cheriya on May 5. To be built on a budget of Rs 600 crore, the campus was recently approved by the planning commission.
“The institute that currently operates from Government Engineering College at Sejbahar has its proposed campus spread across 200 acres of land of which 13 lakh square feet would be utilised for the building and rest for extra-curricular activities,” Prof B S Sahay, director, IIM-R said.
“Assuming 2016 as the deadline for completion, the campus would have facilities that are a blend of modern architecture and heritage of Chhattisgarh. While the campus will be ultra-modern with electronic library, wi-fi, indoor and outdoor games, it would also have smart classes like other prominent institutes where professors from different parts of the world can lecture students sitting here,” Sahay said. He added that its auditorium would have a capacity to accommodate 1,500 persons.
The architect and model of the new campus is yet to be finalised. Sahay said that the institute aims to groom ethical leaders who are not only committed to business, commerce and industry but who also contribute towards nation building and bring laurels to the country.