New Delhi: The Directors of 10 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), including that in Bangalore, have been appointed by the government.
Professor G. Raghuram will be the Director of IIM-Bangalore, an order issued by the personnel ministry said. Raghuram has been a faculty member at IIM-Ahmedabad since 1985. There are 20 IIMs across the country. IIMs are the country's premier business school. A bill aimed at providing degree granting power to the IIMs is pending in Parliament.
Besides him, Shailendra Singh and Dheeraj Sharma will be the head of IIM in Ranchi and Rohtak, respectively. Bharat Bhasker has been named the Director of IIM-Raipur. Mahadeo Prasad Jaiswal and L.S. Murty will be heading the premier business schools in Sambalpur and Nagpur, the order said. Prof. Ganesan Kannabiran and Prof. Neelu Rohmetra will be Directors of IIMs in Bodhgaya and Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur, respectively, whereas Chandrasekhar Mylav-arapu will head the institute in Vishakapatnam and Bhimaraya Metri IIM-Tiruchirappalli, it said.