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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates permanent new campus of IIM in Nagpur

By Priyanka Verma 
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Nagpur: President of India Ram Nath Kovind is on a visit to Maharashtra and has inaugurated the permanent campus of IIM Nagpur at Dahegaon Mauza, MIHA, Nagpur. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan and Maharashtra ministers Nitin Raut and Subhash Desai were also present.

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The President said that the educational institutes are not just mere places of learning, it’s the place which polishes the inner and sometimes hidden talents of students. “The curriculum gives us the opportunity to introspect within ourselves the purpose, the ambition and hence fulfill our dreams,” he added.

IIM Nagpur tweeted, “Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur, New Campus at MIHAN is officially inaugurated by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind in the presence of Union Ministers, State Ministers and dignitaries.”

“I am sure that the ecosystem at IIM Nagpur will promote among the students the mindset of becoming job-creators, instead of being job-seekers,” he said.

Appreciating the IIM for establishing seven centres of excellence, Kovind said the IIM though the Centre for Entrepreneurs has established IIM Nagpur Foundation for Entrepreneurs Development (InFED) and it was a matter of immense pride that InFED has successfully enabled women entrepreneurs to graduate from women startup programme and six of them have even launched their enterprises. “Our daughters whenever provided an adequate platform will always shine to the optimum and it will be a true tribute to the land of Savitribai Fuley and Anandibai Joshi,” Kovind added.

IIM-N is spread across 132-acre land near the Nagpur airport and has several centres of management and administration with 665 students studying in various branches.

The IIM Nagpur is a prestigious institute that has reached the global map in a short period of time with several projects running in collaboration with the internationally acclaimed universities of England, America, Canada, Japan, Denmark and France. The IIM Nagpur has made a revolution in distance education mode as well. It has also started providing management education online to working professionals.

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