The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is a premier, global management institute that is at the forefront of promoting excellence in the field of management education. Over the 60 years of its existence, it has been acknowledged for its exemplary contributions to scholarship, practice and policy through its distinctive teaching, high-quality research, nurturing future leaders, supporting industry, government, social enterprise and creating a progressive impact on society.
SMILE (Student Mediated Initiative for Learning to Excel) is a community outreach program for educating the underprivileged children, situated beneath the IIMA junction flyover, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, on a space provided by AMC on a token rent for this noble cause. The Centre is run by IIMA with assistance by its Project Co-Ordinator, volunteers within the student community of IIMA along with qualified teachers. The Centre is well equipped with AC classrooms, library, computer lab, Wi-Fi connectivity, activity rooms, games, musical instruments, water coolers, toilets, transportation facility etc.