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[News] IIM Bodh Gaya to set up campus building inspired by Buddhist ideology

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya in Bihar is all set to get a new look by 2020.

The new IIM campus, located in the sacred and historic and city of Bodhgaya, will be spread over 73 acres. The concept for the campus takes inspiration from Buddhist ideologies, evolving into a design which promotes a search for progression in the field of management studies, an official said on Saturday.

Established in 2015, IIM Bodhgaya is the 16th such institute in the country. One of India’s leading architectural firms, CP Kukreja Architects have been selected through a national competition to design it.

Speaking on the execution of this first-of-its-kind project, the CP Kukreja Architects Managing Principal Dikshu C. Kukreja said: “It is our endeavour to create a 21st-century world-class campus set in a city with deep-rooted historical significance.”

“Our design is an amalgamation of these renowned ideologies with modernism which contributes towards a futuristic vision of establishing a holistic form of educational space,” Kukreja said.

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FULL ARTICLE: www.indiatoday.in

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