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There’s correlation between nightlight and GDP growth: World Bank Chief Economist, South Asia at IIMA

March 15, 2018
There’s correlation between nightlight and GDP growth: World Bank Chief Economist, South Asia at IIMA

Ahmedabad: The Research and Publications department of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad on Wednesday hosted Dr. Martin Rama, Chief Economist for South Asia, World Bank. Dr. Rama threw light upon the correlation between the nightlight and GDP growth of various geographical areas within South Asia. This topic was not something many had heard of before, thereby eliciting interest in many students. According to Dr. Martin, the primary reason behind this study was that many developing cou...Read More

‘There should be a TV channel dedicated to best practices across the country and the world’

March 10, 2018
‘There should be a TV channel dedicated to best practices across the country and the world’

Ahmedabad: There should be a dedicated TV channel featuring all best practices happening across the country and the world, said Professor Pradip Khandwala, former Director of IIMA, interacting with media persons ahead of launch of his book 'Fast Forward Toward Civilizational Greatness Agenda for India'. Professor gave example of China where a national radio station, as early as in 1950s had practice to dedicate half an hour slot to feature the innovations happening across the country. Kh...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interacts with IIMA students (video)

February 19, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interacts with IIMA students (video)

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) today hosted the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for a student interaction at the Ravi J. Matthai Auditorium, Main Campus. Embedded on this page is Youtube video of his address/interaction. DeshGujaratRead More

Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

February 16, 2018
Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

Ahmedabad: IIM Ahmedabad will host invitation-only event 'An evening of Music' by the Indian Army (Madras Regiment) Symphony Band at the iconic Louis Kahn Plaza at IIM Ahmedabad (Old campus) this weekend. The evening of music is part of a chain of events being conducted by the participants of Armed Forces Programme (AFP 17). AFP Programmes are conducted annually by IIM Ahmedabad for ensuring a smooth transition of Armed Forces Officers into the corporate world. The current batch has 60 parti...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

February 14, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arriving in India later this week, will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Trudeau is also going to visit the Akshardham mandir of Swaminarayan sect in State capital Gandhinagar. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to visit the IIMA on February 19 and address its students, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad on Monday. "The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will have the p...Read More

IIMA team presents paper at World Government Summit in Dubai on concluding day

February 13, 2018
IIMA team presents paper at World Government Summit in Dubai on concluding day

Dubai: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) was the only institute from India which participated in the World Government Summit, which was held in Dubai from February 11 and concluded today. PM Narendra Modi had delivered the inaugural speech of the Guest Country on day one. India has been named a guest country at this year's event, The institute was represented by 6 first year PGP students participating in the Shaping Future Governments Universities Chal...Read More

Errol D’Souza appointed full time Director of IIMA

January 31, 2018
Errol D’Souza appointed full time Director of IIMA

Ahmedabad/New Delhi: The interim Director of IIM Ahmedabad,Professor Errol D'Souza has been appointed the full time director of the premier management institute with effect from tomorrow for a period of five years. Interestingly D'souza who took charge as the interim director of IIMA rom September 2, 2017, has been appointed the new director of the institute hours before the implementation of the new IIM Act which gives autonomy to the Business Schools in selection of chairpers...Read More

IIMA to host Baahubali’s Director-Producer Duo and Quora’s most followed personality

January 24, 2018
IIMA to host Baahubali’s Director-Producer Duo and Quora’s most followed personality

Ahmedabad: Chaos, the annual cultural festival of IIMA, adds another feather to its cap this year with the introduction of the ‘Ignitus’ Speaker Sessions. The aim of the series is for Chaos to grow as an avenue to live, experience and cherish arts, culture and literature. It has been envisioned with the idea of providing a platform for talented and aspiring artists to meet and interact with reputed personalities in various cultural domains. The inaugural edition will witness an interacti...Read More

IIMs can now award degrees instead of diplomas: New law

January 01, 2018
IIMs can now award degrees instead of diplomas: New law

New Delhi: The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country have got more autonomy in their functioning with restricted government's role in their functioning and power to award degrees instead of diplomas to their graduates, according to a new law. President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017, yesterday, and it has now become a law. The new law -- which was passed in the Lok Sabha in July, 2017 and by Rajya Sabha on December 19 -- g...Read More

IIMA to host Red Brick Summit

September 27, 2017
IIMA to host Red Brick Summit

Ahmedabad: The inaugural edition of IIM Ahmedabad’s flagship management symposium The Red Brick Summit (TRBS) is when tens of thousands of people from Gujarat and various parts of the country converge on the iconic campus to experience the four day student-led event that is set to be the biggest of its kind in the institute’s history. The event begins on September 29, 2017 and culminates on October 2, 2017. The theme of Challenge, Innovate, Redefine aims to succinctly capture the dynamis...Read More

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