New 172 acre campus worth Rs 550 crore for IIM Tiruchirappali
As we all know the IIM group is very big. One of its management institute, IIM-Tiruchirappali plan to get a new campus after getting clearance from board of governors. IIM-T is a new management institute of IIM.
The campus will be located on the outskirts of Tiruchi as said by the Director, Prafulla Agnihotri. The B-school’s plan for a new campus on a 172-acre site on the outskirts of Tiruchi is set to take off.
The first phase will lead to an investment of Rs 330 crore. The new campus will have new academic blocks, residential bungalows, staff housing and hostels. A 1,500-seater auditorium is also planned. According to a official, Rs 550 crore will be funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The first phase will start in 15 months.
More than 400 students are expected to be accommodated in the new campus. A sports complex is also planned. An international competition had been organised by IIM-Trichy for the selection of architects for the campus which was won by CnT Architects from Bangalore.
The campus is expected to be a green and zero-waste area where water will be recycled for landscaping. Smart classroom will offer facilities that integrate computer, multimedia and network technologies including interactive projectors, sound systems, video-conferencing, HD recorders and document cameras to stream lectures from off-campus locations.
Meanwhile, final placements for the second-year students was on as IIM Trichy hosted 45 recruiters, including organisation such as the World Bank, RBI, Cognizant, Dabur, Citibank and L&T, among many others.