Published On: Fri, Jan 14th, 2011

Great Lakes setting up Center for Excellence in Technopreneurship

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Great Lakes Institute of Management is setting up a Center for Excellence in Technopreneurship at its campus near Chennai

It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chennai-based pharma major Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Orchid Chemicals) for setting up the center. The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India during the inauguration of Great Lakes’ B-school festival, L’Attitude 13° 05. As per the MOU Orchid Chemicals has donated Rs 50 million for setting up a Center for Excellence.

Speaking on the occasion, Great Lakes founder, Dr. Bala V Balachandran said, “It gives me great pleasure to announce the fourth edition of the most awaited B-school fest of Great Lakes and inaugurate Orchid Center for Excellence in Technopreneurship. I strongly believe the Centre for Excellence will enable students in advancing the knowledge and exploitation of technologies thereby contributing a significant share in economic growth of the country.”