With the aim to provide MBA training to railway officers, MoU has been signed between Vadodara based National Academy of the Indian Railway (NAIR) and M S University of Baroda.
Varsity's Registrar Neerja Jaiswal and NAIR Deputy Director General P Barapatre signed the Memorandum of Understanding. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel were also present there during the signing.
According to the recently signed Mou, railway probationary officers who are currently undergoing training at NAIR, will be studying MBA at the University.
The MBA degree will specialise in the following fields:
- Human Resource Management
- Production and Operations Management
- Marketing Management
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Apart from this, another clause in the MoU enables MS University to select students from their ends for MBA along with Railway officers. Such students will be also be awarded the degree in their respective disciplines.
Also, according to the officials, Baroda University will be conducting the examinations according to their own exam policy and there won’t be any rules and regulations set by the National Academy of the Indian Railway (NAIR).
About M.S University of Baroda:
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda was established in the year 1949, making it one of the oldest universities in western India.
About National Academy of the Indian Railway (NAIR):
The National Academy of the Indian Railway (NAIR) is located in Vadodara and is the alma mater for the Officers of the Indian Railways. It was established in the year 1030, in Dehradun and then shifted to Vadodara in the year 1952.