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Quota issue: IIM directors hold meeting

The directors are likely to brainstorm over the issue of reservation for OBCs in central institutes, IITs and IIMs.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2006 12:38 IST

The meeting of the directors of six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) began in Ahmedabad on Monday morning.

The meeting, being held at IIM Ahmedabad campus, is likely to take up the proposed controversial issue of reservation for OBCs in central institutes, IITs and IIMs, along with matters like autonomy.

Union Human Resource Minister Arjun Singh has announced a proposal to implement 27 per cent reservation in higher educational institutions after the elections in five states.

The reservation issue has already met with some opposition from several quarters.