Jammu: Chairperson, Doctoral Programme and Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu Dr. Vaseem Akram has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Prof. M. J. Manohar Rao Young Economist Award’ for the year 2022.
The award was given by the Indian Econometric Society (TIES) to young economics scholars (below 35 years) in India to commemorate Professor M. J. Manohar Rao’s contributions to economic research. Dr. Vaseem Akram received this award during the 57th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society held on January 3-6, 2022.
Speaking on the momentous occasion, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu said, “Research is what propels humanity forward towards growth and innovation. Decades of research have brought us to a level where we are today i.e., a civilized society with the knowledge and tools to move forward. IIM Jammu has always been the frontrunner with a key focus on research. This noteworthy achievement at the “Prof. M. J. Manohar Rao Young Economist Award” is indeed another feather in the cap of IIM Jammu. I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of IIM Jammu to congratulate Dr. Vaseem Akram for being conferred with this award. There is a lot to achieve and a long way ahead and I am sure this is just the beginning and there is more to follow. I would urge everyone at IIM Jammu to keep working hard and contributing to the progress and development of the Institute and the nation.”
Speaking on this proud occasion, Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics, IIM Jammu, said, “We at IIM Jammu have constantly strived to raise the standards of the operations of the Institute on all fronts such as quality of education including teaching, learning, research, and faculty and scaling up the current infrastructure in this endeavour. I would like to extend my heartiest congratulations and good wishes to Dr. Vaseem Akram for this remarkable achievement. At this juncture, I would like to thank Professor B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu for his constant support and motivation combined with his leadership, visionary approach, and tireless efforts, which have led the Institute to achieve new heights on all fronts.”
Dr. Vaseem Akram, Chairperson Doctoral Programme, IIM Jammu on the proud occasion said, “I would like to thank Prof. B.S Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu for his constant guidance. This kind of recognition is an inspiration to keep performing better in your core area.”
From the very beginning, IIM Jammu has set high standards for outstanding value-based quality education, high-quality research, executive education, consultancy, and strong corporate as well as international linkages. IIM Jammu encourages contemporary research concentrating on regional, national, and global issues.