IIM Ahmedabad also known as Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. IIM Ahmedabad has evolved from being India`s premier management institute to a notable international school of management in just four decades. It all started with Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and a few spirited industrialists realising that agriculture, education, health, transportation, population control, energy and public administration were vital elements in a growing society, and that it was necessary to efficiently manage these industries. "The result was the creation of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1961 as an autonomous body with the active collaboration of the Government of India, Government of Gujarat and the industrial sectors. "IIM Ahmedabad was evident that to have a vision was not enough. Effective governance and quality education were seen as critical aspects.