IIM Jammu proposes to open an Off-Campus at Ladakh

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ABHAY ANAND
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Updated on Apr 30, 2022 08:25 IST

A delegation led by IIM Jammu Director apprised the Lt. Governor of Ladakh on their ongoing courses

Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu in meeting with MP Ladakh Jamyang Sirin Namgyal

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu plans to open an Off-Campus at Ladakh. A delegation led by Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu, R. K. Mathur, Lt. Governor of Union Territory, Ladakh, and Tashi Gayalson, Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh (Hill Council) in this regard.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said, “We at IIM Jammu are interested to open an off-campus at Ladakh. IIM Jammu being an Institute of national importance can significantly contribute to providing counselling, training, and handholding support to the Ladakhi youth for setting up MSME units in the primary sector for income generation.”

Lt. Governor of U.T. of Ladakh appreciated the idea and said that IIM Jammu’s interest in having an off-campus at Ladakh and will in turn suggest a wholesome programme tailored to the needs of Ladakh and its youth that will enable new entrepreneurs to turn economic opportunities into real income.

A delegation led by IIM Jammu Director apprised the Lt. Governor of Ladakh on their ongoing courses, newly introduced dual degree (B.Tech and MBA) with IIT Jammu and MBA (Hospital Administration and Healthcare Management) with AIIMS Jammu and IIT Jammu along with the exemplary “Happiness Programme- Anandam” at the Jammu campus.

They also apprised the Chairman/ CEC, LAHDC Leh (Hill Council) of their proposal to start an Off-Campus of IIM Jammu in Ladakh to promote the growth and development of U.T of Ladakh by taking initiatives in the areas of Incubation and Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, Skill Development, Executive Education, Advisory Services, etc.

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ABHAY ANAND
Manager Editorial

Abhay an alumnus of IIMC and Delhi University, has over a decade long experience of reporting on various beats of journalism. During his free time he prefers listening to music or play indoor and outdoor games.

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