About Location and Infrastructure
Located amidst hills and rivers, the temporary campus of IIM Sambalpur is functioning in a state of The art buildings at the Jyoti Vihar, Burla – the education hub comprising the Sambalpur University, and elite Medical and Engineering University. Specked in the picturesque settings and nestled in Barapahad (Twelve Hills), the temporary campus lies at one end of Hirakud Dam – world’s longest earthen dam and is surrounded by mountains, verdant forests, and Debrigarh wild life sanctuary making the town very picturesque and close to Nature. The natural beauty of the jungles, river bed and dam itself would surely not let down the birdwatcher and animal lovers.
The campus is surrounded by large number of big industries such as MCL, HINDALCO, Vedanta, TATA’S, NTPC, L&T etc. which provide opportunities on real life experiential learning for students of IIM Sambalpur.
The wi-fi enabled campus houses, Academic building, the classrooms, hostels and the auditorium. The library offers an extensive collection of physical and digital resources comprising books and e-books, print and e-journals, an exhaustive range of databases, reference titles, case studies, and other materials. The hostel block also accommodates the mess, 24×7 cafeteria, Health care centre and gym for the fitness freaks which are under construction.
Faculty residences are located in the newly build housing complex called “Greater Sambalpur” close proximity to the campus with all the modern amenities and facilities. The institute has well-furnished guest houses that provide stay for visiting faculty, corporate, and guests.
Excellent links to reach Sambalpur are available from Bhubaneswar and Raipur via rail, road, and air. With Jharsuguda airport – an hours drive from the Institute – getting operational soon, and with the recently built Biju Expressway, connectivity is as good as it can get.
The work culture & environment, facilities along with the state of the art infrastructure makes IIM Sambalpur one of the best and unique places for knowledge, acquisition ,dissemination and enterprenurial experimentation.