Murshidabad (West Bengal), November 2, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a new campus of Management Development Institute (MDI), one of India’s premier B-schools, at Jangipur in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district.
MDI is promoted by Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI).
Spread across 13 acres, the campus will be one of the most modern in the country, aimed at nurturing future professionals with a global outlook, claimed MDI.
Speaking on the occasion, Atul Kumar Rai, CEO & MD, IFCI and Chairman, Management Development Institute said,”The campus is part of MDI’s vision to nurture & promote local talent and enterprise. MDI Murshidabad would seek to align local aspirations with up-to-date knowledge and technologies.”
The Murshidabad campus is a part of the upcoming mega Jangipur Food Park. Jangipur is a region with untapped potential, and owing to its strategic location, will be able to cater to not just students from eastern and north-eastern India, but shall also attract the best talent from the neighboring countries of Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The institute will develop internationally competitive human resources, equipped with quality education and industry exposure.
Like its other center in Gurgaon, the Murshidabad campus will be equipped with state-of-the-art technologically robust infrastructure that includes a fully Wi-Fi campus, auditoriums, resource centres and sports facilities.
The Students’ Village will accommodate nearly 400 students.
The campus is being developed by IFCI’s sister entity, IFCI Infrastructure Development Limited (IIDL), which is also developing large scale projects, including the proposed Financial City at Bangalore.