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FORGING PARTNERSHIPS: M.S. Ananth, Director, IIT Madras (left), with members of the IIM-Ahmedabad Alumni Aassociation and the Department of Management Sciences of IIT-Madras.  

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Alumni of IIT-M and IIM-A sign memorandum of understanding

CHENNAI: Chennai-based alumni of two internationally renowned institutions will work together to improve the quality of technical and management education in the region.

The president of the Alumni Association of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Sathish Kumar, and the head of the Management Sciences department of IIT-Madras, L.S. Ganesh, signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to formalise the partnership and use their combined pool of resources and experience for the benefit of B-schools in and around the city.

Mr. Satish Kumar said the MoU would help to leverage the pool of abundant experiences and resources in technology and management among the alumni.

"Chennai has about 600 IIM-A alumni and more than 100 of them are registered with the association... ."

The MoU was signed in the presence of M.S. Ananth, Director, IIT-Madras, and Asit K. Barma, general secretary of IIT Madras Alumni Association.