ISB to partner with Guidance Tamil Nadu on Economic Recovery and Investment Promotion in Tamil Nadu
[Hyderabad]:The Indian School of Business (ISB) has entered into an MoU with Guidance Tamil Nadu, which is a nodal agency for investment promotion and a single window facilitation under the Government of Tamil Nadu.
This MoU aims to work on a broader objective of economic recovery and growth monitoring especially in the post -COVID period. Dr. Neeraj Mittal, IAS, MD & CEO, Guidance Tamil Nadu and Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB exchanged the MoU at a virtual event organised on 18 September 2020.
The partnership will bring ISB’s intellectual resources to address some of the critical issues of economic recovery as well as on investment promotion. ISB will specifically look into developing a strategy for pharma/chemical sector in Tamil Nadu and sync it with environmental sustainability. ISB will also come up with suggestions on drivers for investment in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu. ISB will be executing the identified projects under its new initiative titled- ‘JumpStartIndia@ISB’, wherein the current batch of ISB students will be working with the research team and expert faculty on specific problems of importance for economic recovery and growth.
Dr. Neeraj Mittal, IAS, MD & CEO, Guidance Tamil Nadu said that, Guidance’s engagement with ISB through ‘Jump Start India’ is an important beginning in the collaboration of government, academia and industry in these testing times. The role of academia to develop innovative solutions for economic recovery has never been more critical, he added.
Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, ISB underlined that, government - academia partnership has become very critical to solve growing socio-economic problems. I am happy that ISB has the required rigour and strength to come up with evidence-based research work, which will enhance government’s decision-making abilities leading to fulfilment of aspirational development goals. ISB is honoured to partner with Tamil Nadu in its growth initiatives. I compliment Dr Neeraj Mittal and his team for making this partnership possible”, he added.
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The school, over the last nineteen years has grown at a rapid pace and has earned several prestigious accolades. ISB is the youngest business school to consistently rank among the top global MBA programmes. ISB had the honour of receiving accreditations from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ISB gains the unique distinction of becoming the 100th business school in the world to achieve the coveted ‘Triple Crown’ accreditations- AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. ISB envisions to become an internationally top-ranked, research-driven and independent management institute that grooms future leaders for India and the world. To know more about ISB, please visit: www.isb.edu