IIM-Calcutta goes green

Last Updated: Thu, Aug 19, 2010 06:57 hrs

Kolkata: The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is all set to introduce a new course on eco-friendly technology in its post graduate programme for executives from the 2010-11 session.

'To meet the worldwide thrust on eco-friendly technologies, IIM-C has introduced a new course titled 'green manufacturing' for its Post Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM) starting 2010-11,' IIM-C Director Shekhar Chaudhuri said here on Wednesday.

PGPEX-VLM is a one-year programme jointly conducted by IIM-C, IIT-Kanpur and IIT-Madras to impart skill-based training to potential middle-level managers in the manufacturing industry.

'The 'green manufacturing' course will cover all dimensions of green manufacturing and technologies starting from green supply chain management, green marketing etc, non-conventional energy sources, concept of 3R (reuse, recycle, reproduce) and the principle of energy and resource conservancy,' said Chaudhuri while addressing the Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BNCCI).

Experts from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) would also conduct sessions on the green manufacturing course.