PM Modi Inaugurates New IIM Bodh Gaya Campus, Boosting Education in Bihar

Bodh Gaya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated the new permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bodh Gaya, marking a significant milestone in the development of higher education and management studies in Bihar.

The state-of-the-art campus, spread over 60,000 square meters, boasts world-class facilities and infrastructure. It has been built at an estimated cost of over ₹400 crores, providing students with a conducive learning environment.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Modi emphasized the government’s commitment to strengthening educational institutions across India. He highlighted that the new IIM Bodh Gaya campus is expected to play a pivotal role in transforming Bihar into a major hub for management education, attracting students from across the country and abroad.

“The new campus of IIM Bodh Gaya is not merely a collection of buildings but an embodiment of India’s aspirations for the 21st century. It symbolizes our pursuit of excellence and our determination to make India a knowledge superpower,” the Prime Minister said.

IIM Bodh Gaya, established in 2015, has been operating from a temporary campus until now. The new campus includes modern classrooms, lecture halls, a library, auditorium, residential quarters for students and faculty, and sports facilities. It is designed to accommodate a growing student body and enable the institute to expand its academic programs and research activities.

The event was also graced by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Ministers Samrat Chaudhary and Vijay Kumar Sinha, and other dignitaries.

Key Points:

  • Increased Capacity: The new campus will significantly increase IIM Bodh Gaya’s capacity, leading to more opportunities for potential students.
  • Attracting Talent: The modern facilities are likely to attract top-tier faculty and researchers, further bolstering the institute’s reputation.
  • Economic Boost: The expanded IIM Bodh Gaya is expected to have a positive economic impact on the region by creating jobs and stimulating growth.


  • “The government is dedicated to providing quality education to all. This new campus is a testament to our dedication to creating a brighter future for the youth of Bihar.” – Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • “This is a historic day for Bihar. IIM Bodh Gaya’s new campus will propel the state towards becoming a leading education and innovation hub.” – Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar