ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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IIM Controversy

What lies behind the human resource development ministry's direction to the IIMs on the subject of fees, and the argument sometimes put forward that the IIMs do not need the large corpuses that they have? A concern for the poor or a desire to reduce the financial strength of the institutions and make them dependent on the government? Does the government's reported inability to provide a written or oral undertaking on the subject of respecting the autonomy of the IIMs arise from technical or legal considerations, or is there in fact a definite intention to reduce the IIMs to the position of subordinate offices of the ministry?

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