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Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Appointed Chairman of IIM-A
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Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Appointed Chairman of IIM-A

One of India's leading businessman Kumar Mangalam Birla has been appointed the new Chairman of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) by HRD Ministry. The HRD committee also shortlisted the names of Deepak Parekh, Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation; R. Seshasayee of Infosys and Pawan Munjal, the CMD of Hero Motocorp. The 49-year-old Chairman of the $41 billion industrial conglomerate Aditya Birla Group is the final choice from HRD ministry. The premier B-school in India has been without a regular Chairman since January when A.M. Naik, the CMD of Larsen & Toubro, quit citing "availability issue due to work". Though he has no formal authority, the Chairperson can set the agenda by guiding discussions and influencing the direction of the institute. ...
IIM-A Offer e-learning To Deliver Management Education Through Distance Learning
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IIM-A Offer e-learning To Deliver Management Education Through Distance Learning

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will launch e-learning programmes to deliver management education through distance learning. The institute will launch several programmes in the coming months in collaboration with NIIT Ltd and Hughes Education, companies that provide online learning services, the leading business school said in a statement here. The institute has signed agreements with both the companies to deliver management education content using electronic mode in the form of synchronous studio-to-classroom programmes. "Management education is going through dramatic changes, especially with regard to infusion of technology challenging the traditional content delivery model," it said. "IIM-A is set to launch several e-learning programmes over the next fe...
Babajob.com Joins Facebook’s SME India Council
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Babajob.com Joins Facebook’s SME India Council

In a significant development today, babajob.com, India's largest online job marketplace for the informal sector, was identified as a member of the SME India Council set up by Facebook in Asia-Pacific today. Facebook, which has over two million Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) on its platform, has set up a SME Council to help small ventures from various industries share feedback and discuss ideas around leveraging technology to grow their enterprise. This is the second SME Council set up by Facebook globally, the first one being in the US. Globally, over 45 million small businesses actively use Facebook pages to connect to their consumers. In a post, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg mentioned that "Babajob.com, a job site in India, which uses Internet.org's Free Basic Services app, ...