SIRMAUR (HP), Mar 7: As one of the major milestones since its establishment, Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Government of India, for construction of its Phase-1 of buildings and infrastructure of permanent campus at Dhaula Kuan, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh.
The ceremony was held at Kendriya Sadan, Chandigarh in the presence of Professor Neelu Rohmetra, Director IIM Sirmaur, S K Roy, Additional Director General CPWD, K C Singh, Chief Engineer CPWD, Retd (Col) Dinkar Hiteshi, Project Consultant IIM Sirmaur and Rajesh Dhiman, Chief Architect.
MOU was signed by the Administrative Officer, IIM Sirmaur and Executive Engineer, PGIMER, CPWD on behalf of the respective institutions.
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Neelu Rohmetra, urged upon CPWD for quality construction within the given timelines set under the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) defined by the MHRD. ADG S K Roy and the Chief Engineer, K C Singh assured all support and compliances in the construction and the development of the permanent campus.
The 1st phase of the project has been approved for the operationalisation of the permanent campus for construction of an area of 60,384 sqm for student strength of 600 at a cost of Rs 392.51 crores. 210 acres of land has been allotted for the construction of the permanent campus at Dhaula Kuan, Sirmaur. The Ist phase of construction is expected to be completed by 2021-22.
The infrastructure creation under Ist phase includes Hostels, Dining hall complex, student activity centre, satellite shopping complex, student canteen, Director residence, Faculty residences, staff residences, Faculty Club, Community Centre, Commercial facilities for staff, class room complex, faculty office building, computer centre & communication service – telephone exchange, virtual learning centre/audio visual centre, Central Library, Auditorium/Conference Centre, MDP, Administrative complex, Engineering workshop, Incubation Centre, Guest House, Health centre, and Electrical substation.
It is pertinent to mention that the complete full-fledged permanent campus has been envisaged in 3 phases at a total cost of over 700 crores in 210 acres of land allotted to IIM Sirmaur at Dhaula Kuan, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh.
Established in 2015, over a short span of three and a half years IIM Sirmaur has been able to carve its niche in terms of seeking corporate attention and industry interface.