In a noteworthy step towards expanding gender diversity on their campus, the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, (IIM-K) has chosen to make 60 extra seats only for ladies in the foundation's lead postgraduate program in administration (PGP) from the following scholarly year. The declaration in such manner was made amid IIM-K's 23d Foundation Day which was seen on Tuesday. IIM-K specialists said that the seats will be supernumerary and won't influence the shot of applicants in existing seats.
Selection of these seats for ladies will be founded on a different application and determination procedure to distinguish extraordinary entertainers with potential for initiative positions in the business. Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM-K, said that the governmental policy regarding minorities in society is in line IIM-K's heritage of empowering expanded investment of ladies in authority positions in the business and the network.
IIM-K had prior spearheaded a striking activity to upgrade the number of ladies in its scholarship program which began with an uncommon 30% ladies admitted to the cluster amid 2010 which expanded to a notable high of almost 54 for every penny for the 2013 confirmations. This was exceptionally generally welcomed by the enrollment specialists and meant a superior execution in situations as a few driving firms were taking a gander at upgrading the cooperation of ladies in the administrative framework.
Thusly, the various IIMs had taken after this arrangement accordingly significantly expanding the open doors for ladies in the national organizations. "We hope that the new initiative would help in attracting some of the brightest talents to the campus," Debashis Chatterjee said. IIM-K will be following the prevailing reservation norms for socially disadvantaged communities.