PM Modi to Inaugurate State-of-the-Art Campus at IIM Sambalpur on February 3, 2024

PM Modi to Inaugurate State-of-the-Art Campus at IIM Sambalpur on February 3, 2024
PM Modi to Inaugurate State-of-the-Art Campus at IIM Sambalpur on February 3, 2024

Marking a significant milestone, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur at Basantpur on February 3, 2024.

The newly constructed campus boasts cutting-edge infrastructure, including auditoriums, libraries, sports zones, incubation centers, and hostels, meticulously designed to meet administrative, faculty, and academic requirements with a focus on sustainability.

Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, will be in attendance during this momentous event in District Sambalpur, Odisha.

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How To Reach Indian Institute Of Management Sambalpur (IIM Sambalpur)

Traveling to Sambalpur: Accessible by Air, Roads, and Rail

By Air: The Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda, less than an hour’s drive from Sambalpur, serves as the primary air gateway. Direct flights connect Sambalpur to major cities such as Delhi, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Bangalore, Chennai, and Varanasi. Additionally, the city is conveniently linked to Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur and Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar.

By Roads: Sambalpur boasts a well-connected transport infrastructure catering to both commercial and public transportation. The city is seamlessly linked to the rest of Odisha and India through the national highway NH 53/Economic Corridor 1 (EC1), a part of Asian Highway-AH46 (Mumbai-Kolkata Highway). NH 55 connects Sambalpur to Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, State Highway 15 leads to Sonepur, State Highway 10 (SH10) connects to Jharsuguda and Rourkela, and the upcoming Biju Expressway will further connect Rourkela-Sambalpur-Jagdalpur.

By Rail: Sambalpur, a significant railway division under the East Coast Railway zone of Indian Railways, is well-connected by rail. The Sambalpur Railway Station (SBP) serves as a major rail hub in Odisha and is the headquarters of the Sambalpur railway division. Declared the cleanest railway station in the East Coast Railway by Indian Railways, SBP is complemented by four other railway stations, namely Sambalpur City Railway Station (SBPY), Sambalpur Road Railway Station (SBPD), Hirakud (HKG) across the Mahanadi, and Maneswar Railway Station (MANE). Travel to Sambalpur is seamless with diverse transportation options.