The first batch of Indian Institute of Management-2015 Vizag will commence classes at the Andhra University campus from September 21st. The varsity is providing buildings to conduct classes on a temporary basis till the new IIM- V campus at Gambheeram near Anandapuram takes shape.
Delegates from IIM Bangalore, dean (Projects) Saurav Mukherjee, officials from Director’s Office Puneeth Kaur, administrative officer, IIM, Vizag campus, Chandrasekhara Rao and Andhra University registrar Umamaheswara Rao met HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao informed that the classes would be started from September 21 for the first batch of 120 students. They also confirmed that orientation classes would be conducted during the first week while formal classes would begin from September 28.
On the occasion, Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu intends to bring the very best for students and wants to arrange an interaction session with industrial giants like Ratan Tata. The CM will be visiting the campus on September 22nd. Mr Rao had directed the IIM delegates to review the date and begin the classes from September 22nd if possible. If not, the Chief Minister would interact with the students on the day of his visit.
Umamaheswara Rao, Registrar at Andhra University informed that an inaugural program would be conducted at the YVS Murty auditorium. All the necessary arrangements have been made to conduct the classes within the AU campus, he added.