Three alumni give Rs 7.5 crore for IIM-Ahmedabad restoration

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ADDING TO the existing corpus of nearly Rs 22.5 crore for restoration of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) buildings, three alumni on Wednesday announced Rs 2.5 crore each for renovation of classrooms on its both heritage and new campuses. Other alumni have committed to raise another Rs 7 crore.

Vishwavir Ahuja (PGP 1981), MD and chief executive officer of RBL Bank, announced conservation and restoration of classroom (CR1) in the heritage campus, while Raghunandan G and Aprameya R (PGP 2007 and 2008) — co-founders of TaxiForSure — have donated for restoration work of CR2, located on IIM-A’s new campus. Apart from the monetary funding, IIM-A director Ashish Nanda said the intangible contributions by these alumni have been in the form of talks and sessions that they have conducted with the students.