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IIM Nagpur and CIRT Sign MoU for Industry-oriented Knowledge in Transport Management

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IIM Nagpur and CIRT Pune Sign Memorandum of UnderstandingThe Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIMN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT) to build competencies and generate industry-oriented knowledge in transport management.

The MoU was signed in presence of

  • Nitin Gadkari (Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways; and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • CP Gurnani (Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive officer(CEO), Tech Mahindra )

Key Points:

i.Since this agreement is between Pune, an established automobile hub and Nagpur, the logistics hub and centre of the country,it will help in the development of the automobile hub of the country, particularly in the transport sector.

ii.Under this agreement,corporate and government professionals will be given executive training and other educational programmes.

iii.It provides for research collaboration and consultancy engagements between the two institutions.

Recent Related News:

On February 13, 2021, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched a Two-year Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) 2021-23 programme during the event ‘Transforming Skilling through Strategic partnerships under SANKALP’.

The 9 IIMs which are participating in the programme are IIM Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM-Udaipur, IIM Nagpur, IIM Ranchi & IIM-Jammu for national roll out of MGNF.

About CIRT:

CIRT is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Shipping and Transport and the Association of State Road Transport Undertakings.

Director: Capt. (Dr) Rajendra B Saner Patil

About IIM Nagpur:

The Indian Institute of Management Nagpur also known as IIM Nagpur or IIMN is a public business school located in Nagpur, Maharashtra,
Director: Dr Bhimaraya Metri
Established: 2015