Academic delegation from Australia’s Monash University visits IIM Jammu Jagti Campus  


JAMMU: An academic delegation from Monash University, Australia visited IIM Jammu’s permanent state-of-the-art campus at Jagti. The delegation consisted of Prof. Amrik Sohal, Prof. Julie Wolfram Cox, Prof. Chris Bain, Associate Professor Glen Croy, Prof. Julie Davis, EDI, UK, Dr. Geoff Cox, Surgeon, Australia, and Dr. Janet Hsuan, Surgeon, Australia. Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director IIM Jammu, welcomed the guests virtually from Spain.

The delegation was welcomed at IIM Jammu permanent campus at Jagti in person by Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, Cmdr. Kesavan Baskkaran, Chief Administrative Officer, Dr. Pankaj. K. Agarwal, Chairperson Executive Education and Consultancy, Dr. Muqbil Burhan, Chairperson, Srinagar Off Campus, Dr. Ateeque Shaikh, Chairperson, IPM, Dr. Minakshi Kumari, Chairperson, Alumni Relations, Dr. Prateek Jain, Chairperson, Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Jammu along with other officers, staff of IIM Jammu. The academic delegation from Monash University visited IIM Jammu permanent Campus site located at Jagti, Jammu for understanding the project intricacies in detail.

Joining the occasion virtually from Spain, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said, “I on behalf of IIM Jammu welcome the academic delegation from Monash University. IIM Jammu is looking forward to collaborating with Monash University Australia. This will be a vital part of IIM Jammu’s international endeavors and helpful in fostering the advancement in teaching, research, and cultural understanding as well as the international reputation of both the institutes through student exchange, faculty exchange, technology transfer, and research programs. The coming together of both Institutes is sure to open new avenues and meaningful outcomes in the interest of all the stakeholders”.

Prof. Amrik Sohal, Professor of Management, Monash University, Australia said, “Collaborating with IIM Jammu, an Institute of national importance will help us to develop our competence in many key areas ranging from the development of educational and training programs, long-range planning, and Institutional development. The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research output of Monash University, Australia. We at Monash University are looking forward to fruitful outcomes in the interest of both Institutes. I would like to compliment Prof. B.S Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, and his team for his hospitality”.

Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu said, “The academic delegation visit is sure to strengthen the relationship between the two institutions wherein we discussed in detail regarding academic cooperation to exchange students, professors, and researchers, particularly at the  Institute level. The collaboration between the two reputed Institutes will give a leading edge to the research. “

Both Institutes during their interaction discussed collaborative engagements between IIM Jammu and Monash University, including student exchange (Graduate/ Postgraduate/ Doctoral), Faculty exchange, joint research, collaboration, joint conference, academic activities, and strategic partnership. The discussions were fruitful and ended on a positive note.