- First of the six new Indian Institutes of Management that the Narendra Modi government proposed last year was inaugurated by Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in Nagpur on Sunday.
- It is Maharashtra’s first IIM and is being mentored by IIM Ahmedabad.
- It will start its first batch with 60 students from a temporary campus in Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology this week.
- As many as 1,857 students who cleared CAT and met the cut off had expressed interest in studying at IIM Nagpur considering the opportunity to be mentored by the faculty members of India’s top business school.
- Out of those 60 were selected.
- The course content at IIM Nagpur will focus greatly on field immersion and industry projects.