NIRF Management Ranking (2018) : 1
The decade following independence in 1947 was witness to a surge of innovative ideas to build a fledgling independent nation into a model democratic state committed to growth with equity. The establishment of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) was the outcome of one such innovative initiative.
Led by space scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and an eminent industrialist and philanthropist Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai, and proactively supported by the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, Dr. Jivraj Mehta, a group of enlightened individuals set up IIMA in 1961. This group ably wove together a coalition of five actors – the governments at the centre and the state, local industrialists, the Ford Foundation and the Harvard Business School, to establish the foundations of the Institute.
Established Year : 1961
Approved by : AICTE
Ownership : Government
University Type : Autonomous University
College Address : Vastrapur, P.O. IIM, Ahmedabad City (T), Ahmedabad (Dist.), Gujarat – 380 015, India
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : +91 79 – 66323456, 26308357
Website : https://www.iima.ac.in