Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani laid the foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam – on January 17, 2015 at Gambheeram village, about 25 km from Visakhapatnam.

Speaking on the occasion, Irani said IIM Bangalore, established in 1973, would act as mentor for IIM Visakhapatnam. This is the 14th IIM in the country.

“It would take a few years for the campus to be ready and in the meantime classes will be conducted from Andhra University from the 2015-2016 academic year,” the minister said.