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>> “I applaud your decision to set up a management institute in Rajasthan. As far as I am aware Rajasthan does not have a front ranking management school, although there is no dearth of entrepreneurs in Rajasthan.”
Gopi K. Arora, Chairman, Indian Advisory Board, Standard Chartered Grindlays Bank Ltd.,
New Delhi
>> “I am happy to be able to assist in various ways if you should so need in the future. In particular I would be willing to be part of your visiting faculty, to interact with the students and faculty of this new Institute that should make its mark on the world stage.”
Prof. P.V. (Sundar) Balakrishnan, Business Administration Program, University of Washington, USA
>> “I am sure with your kind of efforts Aravali Institute of Management would soon be a leading school in management - and outperform IIMs. My best wishes for your endeavour - and yes, I would help out whenever possible and needed.”
Prof. Samir Barua, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
>> “..I congratulate you on your vision to establish the Aravali Institute of Management. I do believe that Rajasthan needs an institution like this. …wishing all success to your institution.”
R. C. Bhargava, Chairman & Managing Director, Maruti Udyog Ltd., New Delhi
>> “I am sure under your able leadership; the Aravali Institute of Management (AIM) will become a top ranking management institute to meet the local and national needs. I wish AIM all success and commend your efforts in this direction….I will be happy to help in any…way I can.”
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group of Companies, Mumbai
>> “I would like to take this opportunity to assure you of all our guidance and assistance in your endeavours for the successful running and management of AIM. With best wishes for continued success of your plans.”
Dr. Jurgen Bischoff, Director, Asian & Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology, United Nations, New Delhi
>> “I can assure you that in my personal capacity as well as from my organisation, we will establish a relationship of cooperation and support in many areas...”
Dr. A. K. Chattopadhyay, Sr. Vice President & Chief Executive (Refractory Business), The Associated Cement Companies Limited, Pune
>> “I would love to be involved in helping you on the Aravali Institute of Management project and also delighted to be part of its International Visiting Faculty.”
Prof. Sunil Chopra, IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Evanston, USA
>> “Rajasthan is known for producing and rather envied by others, for a large number of business houses and entrepreneurs. The Aravali Institute of Management, I am sure, will provide a lead to the aspiring entrepreneurs of Rajasthan in getting them acquainted with the latest in the management techniques.”
Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of NCT of Delhi, New Delhi
>> “I must compliment you on your endeavour and your dedication to create an institution of excellence for your home state. I myself began my career in IAS at Jodhpur in 1960 and Rajasthan has a special place of affection and attachment for me. I would, therefore, be happy if I can extend some assistance to your institute. Meanwhile, let me wish your endeavour all success.”
A. V. Ganesan, IAS, Former Commerce Secretary to the Government of India
>> “I am happy to learn that you want to set up Aravali Institute of Management at Jodhpur under the aegis of Marwar Education Foundation to promote high quality management education for students of Rajasthan. I assure you of State Government’s support in establishing this Institute of Management at Jodhpur.”
Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Jaipur
>> “I note with great happiness …….. Aravali Institute of Management at Jodhpur, which deserves to have such an Institution a long time ago. Since my school level education and basic engineering is from Jodhpur, I have a great attachment to the city and I would be happy to associate myself with this institution.”
Dr. P. S. Goel, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Department of Space, Bangalore
>> “I am glad……..Aravali Institute of Management. You have my good wishes. I will be happy to associate myself with your activities.”
I. K. Gujral, Former Prime Minister of India, New Delhi
>> “I am most impressed with the vision and sentiment….that led you to establishing AIM. Giving back to our communities and returning to our roots is a deep-seeded belief that my family has bestowed in each of us, and a guiding principle in my life. I am sure that your commitment to sharing the blessings and successes of your life and career will help AIM become a valuable institution for the state of Rajasthan and India in general. ”
Susan E. Hirshberg, Education Specialist - South Asia Region, The World Bank, Washington, USA

>> “Rajasthan deserves a first rate institute of management and I sincerely hope that your institute would be the one to fulfill this need. If we can be of any service, do let me know.”
Prof. Sagar Jain, Director (Global Health Programs), University of North Carolina, USA
>> “You have made quite a success of AIM. Go ahead. The rise of India is irresistible. The need of the moment is great leaders. You are making them. Congratulations and all good wishes.”
Swami Jitatmananda, Head, Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot
>> “Great initiative. I wish you all success. You can count on my support in whatever way I could help to make your venture a success.”
Balvinder S. Kalsi, Director (South Asia), E. I. DuPont India Ltd., Gurgaon
>> “I would like to congratulate you for setting up the Aravali Institute of Management. The State of Rajasthan needed a good Institute of Management Studies.”
Rajiv Kapur, Jt. Executive Director, Atlas Cycle Industries Limited, New Delhi
>> “….I was delighted to learn that you are planning to be an institution builder. I would be happy to help out….your institution…..”
Prof. Pradip N. Khandwala, Formerly Director, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
>> “I am certain that the AIM will fulfill the demand for such a centre in the area. Your efforts are really praiseworthy. Your institution will certainly blossom into a first rate centre of excellence in the country. I shall be delighted to help in any way I can. You have my best wishes.”
Salman Khurshid, Former Union External Affairs Minister, Govt. of India, New Delhi
>> “I shall be glad to be of any assistance to Aravali Institute of Management. We can discuss this further when you are next in Mumbai.”
F. C. Kohli, Dy. Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai
>> “I wish you well in your venture for these Institutes of Excellence are very essential for the economic development of our country. I shall feel very happy to interact with AIM’s students.”
Keshub Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mumbai
>> “Having been a student of labour welfare and personnel management for over three decades, I would be happy to associate myself from time to time with the work of the Institute. I send my best greetings and best wishes for the success of AIM and do hope that in the months and years ahead, it will rise from stature to stature and strength to strength.”
Dr. L. Mishra, Secretary to the Govt. of India, Ministry of Labour, New Delhi
>> “I would be happy to help you whatever way I can. Do let me know.”
Prof. Jahar Saha, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
>> “While appreciating your conscious efforts to provide management education of international standards, we do look forward to establishing not only a mutual cooperation between IMC and AIM but also close working relationship. It will be my endeavour to be of any help and assistance to AIM.”
P. N. Mogre, Secretary General, Indian Merchants’ Chamber, Mumbai
>> “The brief interaction that I have had with the students of AIM last year was very interesting and I shall be happy to continue associating with AIM in future too. My best wishes for the successful functioning of AIM.”
T. K. A. Nair, Chairman, Public Enterprises Selection Board, New Delhi
>> “I am glad to know…that you have taken the initiative to set up the Aravali Institute of Management….I am sure that under your leadership AIM will, in course of time, establish itself amongst the leading centres of teaching and research in Management.”
Prof. Navin C. Nigam ,Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, Government of India, New Delhi
>> “I am sure with your enthusiasm Aravali Institute of Management will achieve great heights. It will be my pleasure to be associated with AIM.”
K. K. Nohria, Chairman & Managing Director, Crompton Greaves Ltd., Mumbai
>> “I am delighted to learn that Aravali Institute of Management (AIM) is being set up under the aegis of the Marwar Education Foundation. It is indeed a laudable step in the right direction and the corporate sector will benefit immensely in the years to come.”
Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman, Housing Development & Finance Corporation Ltd., Mumbai
>> “I have no doubt that with the very eminent personalities manning your Board of Governors and Advisory Council; your institution will blossom into a first rate Centre of excellence in the country. Your purpose is laudable and full of promise. You have my best wishes. I shall certainly visit your institution and help in any manner.”
P. V. Narasimha Rao, Former Prime Minister of India, New Delhi
>> “I am very happy to see your wish to ‘go back to the roots’. My best wishes and help are with you. Please do not hesitate to contact me for anything you think I might be able to do.”
Prof. Trilochan Sastry, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
>> “Congratulations for getting to start Aravali Institute of Management. I am delighted to read the progress that you have made so far. I wish you and the AIM very best. We will definitely try to help you in whatever way we can.”
Dr. Rajan Saxena, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Indore
>> “Aravali Institute of Management would be a big asset for the State of Rajasthan. I am sure that it would begin a new chapter in the field of management education and would greatly help the needs of Rajasthan. I sincerely appreciate your efforts and wish you all the best for fulfillment of your mission.”
Gulab Singh Shaktawat, Cabinet Minister, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur
>> “I am glad to learn about your future plans and the new academic enterprise. Congratulations and best wishes for you and the proposed institution. It will be pleasure to offer whatever help I can.”
Prof. N. R. Sheth, Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
>> “I am glad to know of your resolve to establish a Management Institute of international standards in Rajasthan. From the point of view of education facilities, Rajasthan is comparatively a deficient state. Therefore, your plan to establish AIM should be very welcome.”
Prof. D. V. Singh, Vice Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi
>> “Professional management of our business enterprises and industries is a key requirement for seizing the opportunities provided by the liberalization and opening up of the Indian economy. At a time of globalization and rapid technological change, our companies must improve their global competitiveness by adapting more efficient management practices. I am sure that the Aravali Institute of Management would meet the human resource requirements of our industry.”
Jaswant Singh, Union Finance Minister, Government of India, New Delhi
>> “As a fellow Rajasthani from Jaipur, I compliment you on your initiative. An Institute of this type is urgently needed in Rajasthan and I wish you all success.”
Admiral Madhvendra Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of Indian Navy, New Delhi
>> “Knowledge and skills are key to improving the country’s competitiveness. I am happy to be associated with an Institute that will work for a noble cause of encouraging competence. I hope this association will bring fruits to the local community as well as the country.”
Rajendra Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, National Thermal Power Corpn. Ltd., New Delhi
>> “Aravali Institute of Management would be your invaluable contribution to the land of Rajasthan and ultimately to the whole of nation. This is a matter of pride for Rajasthan. I wish you and AIM all the success, in years to come.”
G. S. Singhvi, Managing Director, Hindustan Fibres Limited, New Delhi
>> “…I would certainly be pleased to interact with the students of the Aravali Institute of Management.”
Ratan N. Tata, Chairman, Tata Industries Limited, Mumbai
>> “All organisations in India – commercial, governmental and non-governmental – will benefit from well-trained managers who can achieve their objective in a better manner. Good management schools will certainly help produce such managers. I send my best wishes to the Aravali Institute of Management, its staff and all the students.”
Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister of India, New Delhi
>> “I wish you the very best in this new endeavour. I assure you of all support possible from my side.”
Prof. S. Venkatesh, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
>> “Please accept my congratulations for taking up the challenge of setting up a Management Institute of international standards. I get the impression that you are obsessed with the vision of IIMA and IITD and that you shall surely match the standard of AIM with the best.”
K. K. Verma, Managing Director, BOB Capital Markets Limited, Mumbai
>> “I am sure the Aravali Institute of Management, whose acronym is AIM, will definitely aim at preparing the best management talents for meeting the demands of a resurgent India on the economic front. With your imagination and commitment, AIM will certainly emerge as an institution of excellence. I wish you all success in your venture.”
N. Vittal, Central Vigilance Commissioner of India, New Delhi

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