The Rourkela Institute of Management Studies (RIMS) has been active since its establishment in 1984 in the fields of academics, research, consultancy, and professional training. Its Amareswar Avasti Research Centre (AARC), Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD), and Corporate Consultancy Cell also promote supportive areas of activities. Situated advantageously in the industrial capital of Orissa, RIMS is surrounded by a cluster of industries. It offers post-graduate programmes in management, computer applications, and personnel management,. Its objective has been to prepare technically superior, result-oriented, and dedicated personnel in the field of management.