Milestone at MDI
1973 MDI set-up – Training, Consulting & Research activities commence.
1977 Development Banking Centre (DBC), started first sectoral project funded by Developmental Financial Institutions.
1984 DBC project completed.
1988 National Management Programme – a full-time, residential programme sponsored by Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of HRD, GOI launched.
1994 Full-time Residential Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) launched.
1996 Training activities move up to include policy level programmes; Advanced Management Programme (AMP) started.
1999 Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) launched.
1999 Post Graduate Programme in Management (Part-Time) launched.
2004Post-Graduate Programme in HRM (PGP-HR) launched.
2004Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) launched.
2005Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management established in association with the Ministry of Power and USAID.
2005 MoU for School of Public Policy and Governance signed with Ministry of Personnel and Training, GOI.
2005 MDI awarded the South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) accreditation.
2006 AMBA (Association of MBAs) UK accredited MDI's full-time Post Graduate Programmes. MDI became the first and only B-School in India to be internationally accredited.
2006 PPost Graduate Programme in International Management launched in collaboration with European School of Management (ESCP-Europe), France.
2006 Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management launched.
2007 MDI increased intake in Post Graduate Programmes in Management.
2010 MoU for School of Public Policy and Governance signed again with Ministry of Personnel and Training, GOI.
2010 MDI signs MoU with Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
2010 MDI signs MoU with Schneider Electric India (SEI), Maruti Suzuki India Limited & Indian Oil Corporation Limited for multiple activities.
2011 Three of the Programmes of MDI: PGPM, NMP and PGPM (Part-Time) re-accredited by AMBA, UK
2011 Three other Programmes: PGP-HRM, PGP-IM and PGP-Energy Management also received accreditation by AMBA,UK
2011 MDI enters into collaboration with four new Educational Institutions: Smeal College of Business (USA), Louvain School of Management (Belgium), New Castle University (UK), Munich Business School (Germany)
2012 MDI signs MoU with Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada