By Raju Vernekar
Mumbai, Oct 14:
Indian Navy and IIM Nagpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities to train, up-skill and re-skill Armed Forces and Indian Navy personnel, in emerging areas of Business, Financial, Project and Strategic Management, Digital Marketing, Block Chain, Supply chain, Logistic management and research, on Thursday.
The MoU was signed between Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, the Chief of Personnel Indian Navy and IIM Nagpur Director Dr Bhimaraya Ambanna Metri.
The arrangement between the Indian Navy and IIM, Nagpur will facilitate career enhancement/ progression of Serving Personnel and up skill retiring officers to meet industry requirement. A Naval Headquarters team will shortly visit IIM Nagpur to custom design executive education programmes to meet specific requirements of the Navy. This MoU will also facilitate reciprocal visits by Indian Navy and IIM Nagpur personnel to respective organisations.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Bhimaraya Ambanna Metri, Director IIM Nagpur, said that IlM Nagpur will jointly collaborate with the Indian Navy to design a bouquet of on-campus/ off-campus program / workshops in areas of mutual interest involving the faculty and participants of full-time IIM program and Research Scholars to find innovative solutions to assist Indian Navy in realising its dream of being Aatma Nirbhar (self-reliant).
Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, the Chief of Personnel Indian Navy, said that the Indian Navy and Armed Forces are looking forward to see the end results that the Joint Collaborative efforts will bring out in the near future and vistas of opportunities that this MoU will open for Armed Forces personnel in general and Indian Navy personnel in particular. He added that with conclusion of this MoU, the personnel of the Indian Navy will maintain their connect with the zenith end of Academia to keep Indian Navy well aware of the latest happenings in the civil world.