(Right to Left) IIM Director  Himanshu Rai signed MoU with MPIDC chairman Sanjay Kumar Shukla. (Photo/ANI)
(Right to Left) IIM Director Himanshu Rai signed MoU with MPIDC chairman Sanjay Kumar Shukla. (Photo/ANI)

IIM Indore signs MoU with state govt to develop 'Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh'

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2021 15:47 IST


Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 23 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation (MPIDC) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore for three years for developing an ecosystem of businesses in the state.
The MoU was signed by MPIDC chairman Sanjay Kumar Shukla and Professor Himanshu Rai, director, IIM Indore.
"We have signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation. We will study the impact of Madhya Pradesh's existing industrial project and special economic zones, and what can be done to strengthen it," Rai said.

He further added that the state lags behind in branding and they will work for re-branding of self-reliant and prosperous Madhya Pradesh.
"Apart from this, we will work on an industrial promotion policy. IIM will provide training if required. No fees will be charged and MPIDC will bear the expenses," Rai said.
MPIDC Principal Secretary Sanjay Shukla said that MPIDC and IIM Indore will work together to generate employment and increase economic activities.
"After the coronavirus outbreak, we come up with a thought of going ahead with a new approach. We were dependent on China and other countries for medicines and equipment. We are now taking new steps along with a new policy while keeping previous policies in our mind," he said. (ANI)

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