New Delhi: The government today said it will consider setting up of an IIM in Telangana, requests of which has already been received by it.

“At present there is no proposal under consideration to set up IIM in Telangana. The HRD Ministry is committed to setting up an IIM in states that do not have an IIM. As such, the Ministry will consider setting up an IIM in Telangana,” HRD Minister Smriti Irani told Rajya Sabha today.

She said two requests have been received from special representative of Telangana state and former Union Minister for power and agriculture S Venu Gopalachary and Lok Sabha MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha to set up the institute in the newly carved out state.

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