VISAKHAPATNAM:After much waiting, Visakhapatnam city is now home to a premier institution of nationalo stature. The Indian Institute of Management in Visakhapatnam will commence its operations from its temporary building on Andhra University campus from Monday. HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao will formally inaugurate the building at a function scheduled to be held at YVS Murty auditorium on the occasion.
While orientation classes for students will commence on Monday itself, regular classes will start on September 28 onwards. All the 60 seats have been filled and IIM-Bangalore will mentor its Vizag counterpart for two-three years. While the main administration will be operating from the building of Andhra Bank School of Business on the AU campus, accommodation has been provided to students at an apartment complex.
During the first year, the entire faculty will be flying down from IIM-Bangalore.