Indian Navy and IIM Nagpur signed an MoU on 13 October 2022 to explore opportunities to train, up-skill and re-skill Armed Forces Personnel, Indian Navy personnel in particular, in emerging areas of Business Management, Financial Management, Block Chain, Project Management, Strategic Management, Digital Marketing, Supply Chain, Logistic Management and Research. This will facilitate career enhancement/ progression of Serving Personnel and up skill retiring officers to meet industry requirement. A Naval Headquarters team will shortly visit llM Nagpur to custom design executive education programmes to meet specific requirements of Navy. This MoU will also facilitate reciprocal visits by Indian Navy and IIM Nagpur personnel to respective organisations. Speaking on the occasion Dr Bhimaraya Ambanna Metri, Director IIM Nagpur, said that IlM Nagpur will jointly collaborate with the Navy to design a bouquet of on-campus/ off-campus program/ workshop in areas of mutual interest involving faculty and participants of full-time IIM program and Research Scholars to find innovative solutions to assist Indian Navy in realising its dream of being Aatma Nirbhar . Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, COP Indian Navy speaking on the occasion said that Indian Navy and Armed Forces are looking forward to see end results that Joint Collaborative efforts will bring out in near future and vistas of opportunities that this MoU will open for Armed Forces personnel in general and Indian Navy personnel in particular. He added that with conclusion of this MoU, the personnel of Indian Navy will maintain their connect with zenith end of Academia to keep Indian Navy well aware of latest happenings in civil world.