Indian Institute of
Management (IIM) Sambalpur is set to commence classes for its first
batch from September 24 The decision in this regard was taken at a high
level meeting chaired by development commissioner U N Behera and
attended by Prof Pawan Kumar Singh, co-ordinator IIM-Indore and other
state government officials.
"So far 30 of the 60 allotted seats
have been filled up, the remaining seats will likely be taken up by
Registration will be done and orientation programme will
be conducted a day before the starting of classes on September 23," said
Prof Pawan Kumar Singh, co-ordinator IIM-Indore after the meeting.
informed that seven professors from the mentor institute and guest
faculties would take the classes of first year students. More faculty
members would join later.
"Separate accommodation facilities have
been made for students and faculty members at the temporary
campusSilicon Institute of Technology. The state government has started
the process of handing over land near Basantpur for the permanent campus
of IIM-Sambalpur," LN Gupta, secretary Employment, Technical Education
and Training (ET &T) said.