The Indo-Korean Center logo reflects the two nations with their national flag colors, the Korean roof on the Indian pillars together providing shelter and foundation to the center activities.
The city of Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India, now has its first Indo-Korean Center. It has been established by the Youth Build Foundation & Kiwa Consultants Pvt Ltd. Youth Build Foundation is an educational trust registered under S.R. Act 1860 & M.P.T. Act 1950, which operates the MIMA Institute of Management (www.mima.edu.in, courses approved by AICTE, ministry of HRD, Govt.of India) & the MIS International School (www.mis.edu.in), and, Kiwa Consultants Pvt Ltd, who are engaged into management consultancy services to Korean organizations and executes educational, cultural and social projects.
India and Korea share a lot of common things with respect to its culture and social structure, therefore a platform to enhance and experience the same was required, this center provides a platform and bring both the communities closer to each other culturally, socially and professionally. The new K-wave generation and the general public will get to experience this platform of opportunities presented by IKC.
“The upcoming center will have Korean language and cultural courses, a research lab. for Korean studies, Korean scholarship, Korean University educational fair and consultancy services, education, cultural and industrial tour to Korea, collaboration facilitator and an industrial-academic platform for its students and members.” The level based Korean language program is available in both online and offline modes, They open admission for all levels thrice a year. The program details can be found in the language program page. (Link)
It is located in the premises of MIMA institute of management in Pune and has exclusive classroom, recreational zone, executive office, incubation center, Korean library, caffeteria and selfie corner, image gallery, and have a fusion of Indo-Korean work culture.
The IKC platform will facilitate sustainable opportunities for students and its members. The center with its dedicated team of academic and administrative professionals operate and implement all its programs. These programs bring the expertise from both the communities to benefit each other. I would like to see more collaboration projects between academicians, artists and industries across communities.
The center is located within the new and modern facility of the MIMA Institute of Management with Korean design inputs.
This center will play a pivotal role for developing the relationship between India & Korea. I wish to receive your support and cooperation.