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Autonomy of IIMs should not be tampered with: Kumar Mangalam Birla

To strengthen industry-academia bond as new chairman of IIM-A, says Birla

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Vinay Umarji  |  Ahmedabad 

In keeping with the line of thinking of his predecessors, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Friday said the autonomy of the IIMs should not be curbed.

Commenting on the draft IIM Bill, which looks to reduce the IIMs’ autonomy, Birla, chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, said: “I haven’t seen the bill draft as I am new to this world. But the autonomy of institutes like IIM-A should not be fettered even to the slightest extent.” Talking about his role as chairman, Birla said he looked to strengthen the existing ...

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First Published: Sun, December 25 2016. 17:12 IST
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