Updated on Oct 31, 2020 18:13:14


Foundation stone of IIM Sirmour laid

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Shimla , 04 Aug 2020

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre and Union Minister of State for  Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur today laid foundation stone of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Dhaula Kuan in Sirmour district today through video  conferencing. First phase of this Institute would be completed by spending an amount of Rs. 392.51 crore. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that the IIM was  provided to Himachal Pradesh in the year 2014 and since then the institute was slowly and steadily forging ahead to emerge as a premier institute of the region. He said that this  institute situated in picturesque landscape and peaceful environment provides perfect ambience for the management students. Jai Ram Thakur said that the State can boast of a  few best national institutes such as IIIT in Una, AIIMS in Bilaspur, Central University in Kangra, NIFT in Kangra. He said that this really makes Himachal Pradesh an ‘Education  Hub’ of the Country. He also appreciated the efforts of the Management for designing the whole complex in traditional Himachali architecture. He said that on completion, this  Institute would not only emerge as premier educational institute, but also an added attraction for the tourists. Chief Minister said that the campus placement of this institute have  been outstanding. He expressed hope that in the coming times this institute would emerge as a quality institute of management studies in the region. Union Education Minister  Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that this Institute would prove a milestone in providing an opportunity to the hardworking youth of the State to improve their skills. He said that  the Centre Government would provide all possible help to ensure that the institute emerges as a best institute of the region. 

He said that the new courses started by the institute would open new horizons to the students. He said that better management was the key to success and this institute would  help in effective management of the vast potential available in the State.Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the immense natural potential of the State be it Tourism, Power, Industrial,  eco tourism etc. need effective management and this institute would prove a boon in this direction. He said that the new Education Policy would help India in regaining old glory of  ‘Vishava Guru’.  He said that the IIMs and IITs of our country were amongst the best educational institutions of the world. He said that the new Education Policy would ensure that  students get quality education within the country. He said that this would also check the exodus of students to other countries for getting higher education. Union Minister of State  for Education Sanjay Dhotre said that the IIM Sirmour would definitely emerge as a best institute of management in the coming years. He said that this institute would provide  ample opportunities for skilling the best brains of the country. He said that the courses of Tourism and Hospitality being started in the institute would definitely help the youth of  the region to fully harness the tourism and hospitality sector of the State. Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Singh Thakur said the IIM was the  biggest gift from the Union Government to the State in general and for Sirmour district in particular. He thanked the Union Education Minister for the new Education Policy which  would go a long way in making education more employment and self employment oriented. He expressed hope that within next ten years the IIM Sirmour would emerge as the  premier institute of the country.A presentation on layout plan and showcasing of walkthrough was also organized on the occasion.Chairman Board of Governor Ajay S. Shriram  welcomed the Chief Minister Union Education Minister and other dignitaries present of the occasion.Director IIM Sirmour Neelu Rohmetra presented vote of thanks.Education  Minister Govind Singh Thakur, Member of Parliament Suresh Kashyap, MLA Dr Rajiv Bindal, Vice Chairman State Civil Supplies Corporation Baldev Tomar were present on the  occasion among others at the venue.


Tags: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank , Jai Ram Thakur , Himachal Pradesh , Himachal , Bharatiya Janata Party , BJP , BJP Himachal , Shimla , Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh , Sanjay Dhotre , Anurag Thakur , Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre , Sirmour , Indian Institute of Management , IIM , Dhaula Kuan



related news



Photo Gallery



Video Gallery