International Immersion Programme - Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016-18 batch of PGP students at IIM Sirmaur are in Ljubljana, Slovenia for an international immersion programme jointly organized and facilitated by the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (Slovenia), IIM Lucknow and IIM Sirmaur.
The 1st Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur was held on April 8th 2017. Shri Virbhadra Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address
IIM Sirmaur congratulates Mr. Vijay Shukla, student of PGP (2015-17) batch for bagging the first position in StockMIND Season 5, organized by ICICI Centre for Financial Learning. The student has won prize money worth Rs. 1 lakh and a Thailand trip.
Prof. Ashok Ogra, Director, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication also interacted with students and shared his views on the theme: “Trends and forces shaping the world”. Prof. Ogra deliberated on innovation and how it has influenced the life style, the psyche and the buying habits of the people all over the world.
Lt. Gen. Kochhar laid stress on the importance of communication and negotiation skills, and the need to maintain work-life balance. He advised the students to work with empathy and to learn to dig deep.
Initiation of the third Batch of IIM Sirmaur into the world of business management began with Mr. Prabhakar Tiwari, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore and Founder and CEO of The MargDarshak Inc, delivering a lecture on 'Technology & Management in a VUCA world'
Mr. Rajesh Kumar, AGM (HRDC), BHEL interacted with the students of IIM Sirmaur and offered an insight into the inside-out approach of leading. Citing examples from his own organization, he revealed that young employees in modern organizations do not prefer to be micro-managed.
IIM Sirmaur family joined the nation in celebrating the 71st Independence Day of India. The day that started with the unfurling of the tricolour by Prof. (Dr.) Neelu Rohmetra, Director, IIM Sirmaur, was followed by the singing of the national anthem.
The Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur (IIM Sirmaur) is a public business school in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the twenty Indian Institutes of Management—a group of autonomous public institutes of management education and research in India. The institute has started its operations under the guidance and mentorship of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, one of the premier management institutes in the country. The first batch of the Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management at IIM Sirmaur started on 4th September, 2015.
The temporary campus of IIM Sirmaur has been setup at the Himachal Institute of Technology, Paonta Sahib, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. The Government of Himachal Pradesh has allotted over 200 acres of land in Dhaula Kuan near Nahan town for the permanent campus of the institute.
Timeline of important events
The Union government sanctioned an IIM for Himachal Pradesh in its financial budget of 2014.
On 15th August 2014, the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh announced that the IIM will be setup at Dhaulakuan near Nahan town in the Sirmaur district. Sirmaur was selected over Kullu and Shimla because an IIM would help to improve the socio-economic condition of local people.
The inaugural ceremony for IIM Sirmaur was held on 4th September 2015. The ceremony was attended by Dr. Rajeev Bindal , minister of health and family welfare in Government of Himachal Pradesh, Kirnesh Jung, MLA Paonta Sahib, Professor Rakesh Srivastava, Director of IIM Lucknow and Professor Bharat Bhaskar, the head of the task force committee of IIM Sirmaur.
On 12th march 2015, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry approved a 200 acre site near Dhaula Kuan for the development of the permanent campus of the institute
Classes for the first batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Management at IIM Sirmaur commenced on 4th September 2015.
The inauguration ceremony of the second Post Graduate Programme in Management was held on 16th July 2016. The students of the second batch were addressed by Mr. Sanjeev Govil, Chief Operating Officer, Idea Cellular Limited, Mr. G. Ramesh CEO and Managing Director, HDB Financial Services Limited, Dr. Ajit Prasad, Director IIM Lucknow, and Professor Rajiv Srivastava.
Classes for the second batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Management at IIM Sirmaur commenced on 18th July 2015.