Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani formally inaugurated the academic session of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bodh Gaya in Bihar recently.
She also inaugurated the IIM-Bodh Gaya's transit campus at Magadh University's (MU) directorate of distance education (DDE) building, education department official R.K. Mahajan said.
According to officials, the university has given around 20,000 sq ft of space spread over two floors of the DDE building for the IIM's temporary campus. The second and the third floors would be used as administrative and academic blocks, respectively.
The university has also allotted 90 rooms in its hostel block to accommodate first-batch students of IIM-Bodh Gaya.
IIM-Calcutta is the mentor institution for IIM-Bodh Gaya for a year.