Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicIIM Ahmedabad

Topic: IIM Ahmedabad

No regular income for 74% low-earning families in Ahmedabad since lockdown, finds IIM survey

A survey of 500 households by students and staff from IIM-Ahmedabad has found that 40% families were facing food or medicine supply-related issues.

IIM-Rohtak director’s appointment under scanner for ‘gaps in educational, career record’

Dheeraj Sharma’s appointment as IIM-Rohtak director has been challenged in Punjab & Haryana High Court. 

Ignoring govt objections, IIMs are now giving out one-year executive MBA degrees

HRD ministry officials say India has no provision for a Master’s degree to be awarded for a one-year course, but IIM-Ahmedabad says they’re following the IIM Act.

IIM Calcutta MBA course is best in India, among top 20 in the world

In the Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019, IIM Calcutta is ahead of IIM Ahmedabad, which ranks 21, and IIM Bengaluru, which bags 44th slot.

Night before new law takes effect, HRD ministry rushes to appoint director to IIM-A

Board of governors had recommended the appointment of Prof. Errol D’Souza in October, but the appointment is stuck in a logjam at the Centre ever since.

On Camera

YourTurn

VW Polo driving out of India but not before it put a smile on enthusiasts for over a decade

When Volkswagen came to India in the 2000s, great things were expected of them. But frankly, they did not deliver. Then came the Polo.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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