Rajasthan News

IIM Udaipur Inaugutrated by Smriti Irani

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 16, 2015

Union Minister Smriti Irani inaugurates IIM Udaipur on Saturday. She said a special ‘centre for tourism hospitality’ will be constructed in the IIM campus here, in which students from across the country, interested in learning hospitality management can enrols themselves.

She said that Through IIM, Rajasthan can become one of the leading states in education.

Mentioning the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ an initiative of the HRD Ministry involving engagement of institutions such as IITs and IIMs with communities around them Irani said, IIM Udaipur has also been directed to adopt villages near it for their upliftment.The ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ involves engaging with communities around each institute and for their upliftment.

Under the programme, each IIT will identify 10 villages in its neighbourhood and work out technologies to solve the most pressing issues of the region.
“A country’s soul lies in its villages. We are thinking upon including issues related to agro based industries in the syllabus,” She added.

Src:- http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-smriti-irani-inaugurates-iim-udaipur-2060894

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