Director's Message

Director's Message
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Director’s Message

Welcome to IIM Nagpur !!
I take pleasure to welcome you to IIM Nagpur (IIMN). IIMN was established in 2015 as the first of the third generation IIMs, by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India at the orange city Nagpur which is equidistant (in terms of travel time by air) from major metropolises – Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai. It is this thriving and fastest growing city that stands positioned as the logistics capital of India, providing fertile ground for business ventures.

The striking feature of IIMN’s state-of-the-art new campus, spread over 132 acres, is its location in the heart of the industrial hub within the country’s first Multi-product Special Economic Zone at MIHAN, adjacent to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur. Thus, IIMN enjoys a natural advantage of being near to industry, enabling greater connects and partnerships with businesses across the sectors in SEZ and MIDCs. IIMN’s unwavering focus on pioneering exceptional industry partnerships to lead the way in providing real world experiences, prepares our management graduates for life by bringing ‘corporate into classrooms’ to produce relevant talent for corporate world.

In recent years, the Maharashtra’s economic center of gravity has shifted to the East with the rise of Vidarbha. By working together with industry, IIMN can make things better for the entire business world and society in the fastest-growing region of central India. It is indeed an exciting opportunity for IIMN to play a crucial role, and to be the force multiplier in driving the spirit of innovation that contributes to the economic transformation and social development of region.

With its historical Zero Milestone – geographical center of India, IIMN in Nagpur is ideally positioned to help the nation to advance its economy and compete in the global arena, leveraging on its great connectivity (by all modes of transport – road, rail & air) and huge logistics potential.

IIMN attracted the best faculty members who does cutting edge research and have greater exposure to the corporate world. Due to ideal location, IIM Nagpur attracts best student talent from different states of India. This provides an advantage of diverse and enriching learning environment to our graduates. IIMN provides every MBA student with unique entrepreneurial and experiential learning-by-doing opportunity to innovate and pursue their passions with InFED (IIM Nagpur Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development), field study projects and international immersion programmes. Companies in different sectors are impressed by the quality of students nurtured by IIMN. With a vision to promote research, knowledge creation and provide faculty support to other management institutes in the country, IIMN is commencing a full time Doctoral programme from the academic year 2021-22.

IIMN is highly equipped to conduct Executive Education Programmes (EEPs) to facilitate executives of public and private sectors to fully realize opportunities ahead in this digitally disruptive world. Keeping NEP2020, digitalization and lifelong learning in mind, IIMN is soon starting an e-learning center to conduct online certificate programmes for skilling-reskilling-upskilling the executives in highly specialized areas of management.

Apart from its unique programmes, smart physical & knowledge infrastructure, rich intellectual capital, industry proximity and greater connectivity are the key differentiators giving us an opportunity to continue to set newer benchmarks and move on to the next orbit with unlimited possibilities for change, adaptation and innovation in all our programmes (MBA, Doctoral and Executive Education), to prepare students and executives to lead the workplace of tomorrow, and to make positive impact on the triple bottom line : People-Planet-Profit.

Powered by all its unique features, IIMN is an exciting place to learn, grow and be the ‘champions of change’. We welcome you to join our IIMN community of faculty, staff, students and alumni who are shaping the future of work.

Bhimaraya Metri
Director, Indian Institute of Management Nagpur