New Delhi: Mahadeo Prasad Jaiswal has been appointed as the Director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Sambalpur.
According to an order issued by the union personnel ministry, the appointments of nine other Directors of IIMs lying vacant across the country was also made.These appointments are for a period of five years, or until the incumbents attain the age 65.
The Director’s post at the third generation IIM was lying vacant since its setting up in 2015. The campus has been running at the temporary campus at Silicon Institute of Technology, Sason. The state government had allocated 237 acres at Basantpur for the premier business school to be set up in Sambalpur.
Jaiswal has an illustrious academic career. He completed PGPX from MIT Sloan School of Management, USA; PhD in Computer Science from University of Delhi and Senior Fulbright Post Doctoral Fellow from Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
Prior to taking up this assignment, he was serving as Professor of Information Systems and Dean (Research & Accreditation) at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. He has been visiting faculty at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Indore. Before joining MDI, he worked as Assistant Professor at Institute of Rural Management, Anand.