The post of director in as many as 13 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), including Bangalore and Nagpur, are lying vacant, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
The other IIMs where such post is lying vacant are Kozhikode, Amritsar, Sirmaur, Rohtak, Bodh Gaya, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Raipur, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam and Tiruchirappalli.
“However, the Directors of the mentor IIMs are looking after the six new IIMs (Amritsar, Sirmaur, Bodh Gaya, Sambalpur, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam) till the appointment of regular Director,” Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Mahendra Nath Pandey said in a written reply.
For other IIMs, the tenure of the outgoing director has been extended or the senior most Professor of the Institute has been given additional charge of the post, he added.
For IIM Kozhikode and IIM Udaipur advertisement for the posts has been issued, he said, adding that for others Search-cum-Selection Committee has recommended a panel of names.