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Why IIM-A still has no chairman after 8 months

The prestigious post has been the casualty over the ongoing tussle between Ministry of Human Resource Development and the B-School's Board of Governors

Vinay Umarji  |  Ahmedabad 

The tussle between the educational institutes of national importance such as the Indian Institutes of Management and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is nothing new. In the name of autonomy, premier institutes have been at loggerheads with the ministry since a decade.

And it is this tussle that has led to the post of chairman of Board of Governors at IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) still being vacant after eight months since L&T Chairman A M Naik resigned from the same. The institute's BoG is being led by Cadila Healthcare CMD Pankaj Patel as the interim ...

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First Published: Tue, August 02 2016. 14:39 IST