- New scholarships worth INR 2 crores contributed by IIMA alumni through the IIMA Endowment Fund to the meritorious students
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), a premier global management institute, welcomed students of the 60th class of the Two-Year Full Time Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) and the 24th batch of the Two-Year Full Time Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management (PGP FABM), on campus recently.
Together, the class of 2023-2025 comprises a total of 455 high performers who come from diverse backgrounds across the country.
Also, IIMA has announced 30 new scholarships for the incoming Class of 2023-25. The scholarships have been contributed by the IIMA alumni through the IIMA Endowment Fund. A total of 10 scholarships of INR 10 lakh each and twenty scholarships of INR 5 lakh each will be awarded to students early in the first year and in the second year.
In addition to these scholarships, the Institute has several others in the form of awards for Academic and all-round excellence and performance in specific subjects, which are either awarded by the Institute, alumni, individual or organisational donors.
An event was held at the campus where Professor Pradyumana Khokle, Dean (Programmes), welcomed the students to the IIMA. Professor Bharat Bhasker, Director, IIMA; Professor Abhiman Das, Chairperson (PGP); Professor Vineet Virmani, Chairperson (PGP-FABM), Professor MP Ram Mohan, Chairperson (Admissions); Professor Ankur Sinha, Chairperson (Placements); Professor Chinmay Tumbe, Chairperson, Sports and Recreation Activities Committee (SARA), Professor Naman Desai, Chairperson, Student Housing and Welfare Committee; and Girish Rajpurohit, General Secretary (Student Affairs Council) participated in the ceremony and interacted with the students.
The PGP FABM batch has 47 students, with all of them hailing from food and agribusiness backgrounds. This year the class has 42 per cent women students, as compared to 38 per cent in the previous year.