IIM-B will soon inaugurate the India-Japan study center in its campus with the aim to promote the bilateral economic and educational ties.
“The India-Japan Study Centre will serve as an intellectual gathering point for research scholars, students, government agencies and industry leaders of India and Japan,” said Krishna Sundar D, IIMB Production and Operations faculty and chair of the India-Japan Study Centre.
“The India-Japan Study Centre at IIMB can also provide a synergistic platform for mutually beneficial academic and inter-governmental initiatives to contribute to the shared ethos of the ‘Resurgent Japan, Vibrant India' agenda,” said Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, IIMB board of governors chairperson.
The center aims to promote the industry, academia and government agencies of both the countries however, the main focus will be on infrastructure for energy, transportation at micro, small and medium organizations.
“At a macro level, there are complementarities between India and Japan in the sphere of economic development. We have a lot to learn from Japan on infrastructure and technology management, and we can offer them insights on the start-up culture,” said IIMB director G Raghuram.