Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong has inducted 119 students in the sixth batch of students for its flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme.
During the inauguration ceremony, the Director of IIM Shillong, Prof. Amitabha De focused on the overall development of the participants citing that it was essential to develop oneself as a manager in today's world.
In the new batch, there are at least 10 students from Northeast India.
Mr Aseem Shrivastava, the Chief Guest for the ceremony spoke about the steps taken by IIM Shillong towards sustainable development.
He stressed on the fact that unless measures are taken, the world could soon be witness to calamities like those that happened in Uttarakhand.
The Director of IIM Shillong, Prof. Amitabha De
Aseem Shrivastava wrote his doctoral thesis in environmental economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Students at IIM, Shillong
Mr. Aseem Shrivastava has taught economics for many years in India and the US. Most recently, he taught philosophy at Nordic College, Norway.
IIM Shillong Campus
He has written extensively on issues associated with globalisation.