City-News.in : one of the most promising and dynamic management institutions among the third generation IIMs of the country announced the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with India SME Forum. The Mission of India SME forum is to foster the development of a flourishing entrepreneurial culture and a competitive SME sector to support economic development, which conjugates with IIM Sambalpur’s vision of creating entrepreneurs and future business leaders. In this disruptive era, IIM Sambalpur, has built a strong foundation around 3D’s (Digitalisation, De-carbonisation and Democratisation of Business), the institution is prepared for this post-digital era, following a model of blended pedagogy, combining the advantages of both online and traditional classroom education. To make learning avant-garde this MOU will prepare their students under the able supervision of India SME Forum whose members will mentor them towards Leadership and Intrapreneurship Fellowship for Enterprises. The MOU was signed through a virtual conference in the august presence of Prof. Mahadeo Jaiswal, Director IIM Sambalpur and renowned Brand & Marketing Guru,Mr PrahladKakkar, Chairman, India SME Forum by Ms. Merlin Nandy, Chair, SME Incubation, IIM Sambalpur and Ms Sushma Morthania, Director General, India SME Forum and Asian Centre for Economic & Entrepreneurship Development and Education (ACEEDE), also present were Mr J.S. Juneja, Vice Chairman, India SME Forum, Mr Vinod Kumar, President, India SME forum and Mr D.K. Bakshi, CEO, Global Talent Company Ltd. and Mr. Mahesh Kumar, Sr. Admin Officer, IIM Sambalpur.