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IIM in Odisha may be set up in BBSR Temporarily

Bhubaneswar, Oct 28: The proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Odisha is likely to function from the state capital for temporary period till a permanent campus is built.

Odisha government is likely to propose to set up the temporary campus of the premier institute in the capital city at today's meeting of secretaries of Technical Education and Training of the six states where new IIMs have been proposed, in New Delhi.

The meeting will be convened by the Union Ministry of HRD on Tuesday in New Delhi over new IIMs issues. Odisha Technical Education and Training department secretary will attend the meeting where issues like location of temporary campuses of the proposed IIMs, allotment of 200 acres of encumbrance-free land free of cost, registration of the society for constitution of IIM, board of governors etc. will be discussed.

As per the criteria laid down by the HRD ministry, the proposed IIM should be located near functional airport, all the communications should be there to reach the institute.

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