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PMO sought autonomy for IIMs, HRD doesn’t yield

The HRD Ministry, sources said, is not willing to dilute the clause that empowers the President to review the work of any IIM in his capacity as the Visitor of the premier B-Schools.

IIM Bill: PMO leans in favour of autonomy, HRD not so keen

The Prime Minister’s Office and the HRD Ministry don’t seem to agree on the degree of autonomy that should be granted to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).


Smriti meets Shaw, hints at softened stand

The draft Bill has been criticised for attempts to curtail and impinge upon the autonomy of the IIMs.

Nalanda is a syndrome

The rot in higher education set in long ago. Its politics transcends particular governments.

IIM bill: Degree of unfreedom

Slogans of ‘Make in India’ and ‘Minimum Government’ won’t ring true if IIMs are being strangled.

Takeover bid

HRD ministry’s draft bill, which seeks to strip IIMs of autonomy, frames the worsening crisis in higher education.


Draft Bill reduces IIM to Govt dept, not what PM Modi said: IIMA chiefs

Coming out strongly against the draft IIM bill, Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad chairman and its director said it goes against PM Modi’s vision and seeks to reduce IIMs to a “government department”.

HRD revives coordinating forum for IIMs

The forum was opposed by IIMs as they felt such an overarching body would undermine their autonomy.