Our Core Faculty

DIRECTOR

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Prof. (Dr.) Brajabandhu Padhiari

B.Com, M.B.A, M.Com, M. Phil (Commerce), Ph.D. (Commerce)

Dr. Brajabandhu Padhiari has an illustrious career in both administration and academics. His experience with administration, national and global supplemented with teaching experiences spans over 36 years as former Registered College Teachers Co-Ope. Society, Internal Auditor and Co-coordinator of Odisha State Open University, Director of ICSI Study Centre, H. O. D of K.B.D.A.V, College, Nirakarpur. He was also the Zonal Secretary and Central Zone, All Odisha Commerce Association. His work has been widely recognized and awarded by various National & International Societies, Agencies and Academy. Because of his wide academic, administrative experience, he served in various committees in UGC, AOCA and other national agencies.

Dean Academics

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Prof. (Dr.) Promod Kumar Pursty

M.Com, M. Phil (Commerce), Ph.D. (Commerce)
IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Dr. Promod Kumar Pursty has an illustrious career in both administration and academics. He has more than 36 years of teaching experience in various Government Colleges of Odisha . He has completed his Phd under Utkal university in 1994(“An Analysis of Convertible Debentures & Public Deposits as Corporate Financing in India”). He has keen interest in research, and has published research papers. He has written more than thirty Research Articles which have been published in different Newspapers Journals & Magazines. He has acted as Keynote Speaker in Three National Seminar & as Rapporteur in Seven National Seminar .He has actively participated more than Forty National, International Seminars & Conferences. His teaching interest includes Financial Management, Financial Accounting , Cost Accounting and Business & Corporate law.

Dean Administration & Student Welfare

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Prof.(Dr.) Jagamohan Pattanayak

LL. B, Ph.D.
IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Prof Dr Jagamohan Pattanayak is a prolific writer, poet and accomplished researcher. He has 8 research publications in National & State journals. He has been awarded PhD degree in participation and status change in development process, a study of tribal’s in koraput district, odisha. He was the research fellow of Tribal development Department, Ministry of welfare Govt of India. He is an illustrator in both Academics and Administration. With an exceptionally mentoring career leading to nearly four decades, he has held an administrative position as principal in Sri Jagannath Degree College, kaipadar khurda. Prof Pattanayak was conferred with prestigious award as best NSS programme officer, odisha for his selfless service to the society. Prof Pattanayak conferred with Law degree founded an institution to provide free legal service to the stranded people to establish their view. He has planted Twelve Thousands saplings over 7 acres of lands. He has attended 12 National Integration camps across India, he is being acclaimed by distinguished honour in social service being a counselor of IGNOW Odisha State Open University, he has been with students for continuous Learning.

Principal

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Mr. Subhajit Raul

M.COM, PGDIM, PHD Pursuing
IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

He has completed M.Com. From Utkal University. He has a total of 20 years of experience, 12 years’ experience in academic and 8 years in the corporate sector. He has 12 years of teaching experience in the field of Finance and Accounting. His areas of expertise include Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets, Institutions & Services and International Financial Management. His Research interest includes banking efficiency, financial markets and financial derivatives markets and rural finance. He has attended and presented research papers in many national conferences/seminars. He has worked as a Asst Prof (HOD) for 1.5 Years in The Department of IMBA at BJB Autonomous college. He also Worked as a Accounting & Finance Faculty for 7 years in Gangadhar Maher University), Sambalpur . He also Worked as a faculty for 2 Years in Institute of Computer Accountants (ICA), and 1.5 years at National Institutes of Finance & Accounts ( NIFA).He has 5 years of Audit Experience in GNS & Associates & 3 years Article ship under SC Nath & Co.

FACULTIES IN FINANCE

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Mr. Alok Arun

IMBA, NCMP Level 5, NCIAP, (Ph.D.).

Mr. Alok Arun has completed Integrated MBA from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Odisha in 2019 with specialization in Finance & Financial Markets. He has achieved Level 5 certification from National Stock Exchange (NSE) as “NSE Academy Certified Market Professional (NCMP)” and “NSE Academy Certified Investment Analyst Pro Certification”. He has also several certifications from National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) such as “NISM-Series- VII: Securities operations and Risk Management” and “NISM-Series- X-B: Investment Advisor Module”. He has done certificate course in ‘Use of Python in Finance” and “Tally”. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. in Finance.

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Mrs. Itishree Behera

B.Com (Hons), MFC (Master of Finance and Control)

Mrs. Itishree Behera holds a master's degree in Finance and Control (MFC) from Kushagra Institute of Information and Management Science, Cuttack under Utkal University Affiliation. She has a wealth of experience in the banking industry, having worked for around 4 years with Axis Bank Ltd. and Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd. In the course of her work, she has obtained the "NISM-V-A Series" and "IRDA" certifications. She is a firm believer in the importance of constant learning and upgrading of skills. She is passionate about teaching and has a keen interest in Financial Management, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, and Portfolio Management.

FACULTIES IN HUMAN RESOURCE & COMMUNICATION

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Ms. Soma Mitra

B. Tech (E&TC), CCNA, MBA (HR & F) Utkal University, M.A. (English), (Ph.D)

Ms. Soma Mitra has completed her Masters in Business Administration (HR & F) and M.A (English) from Utkal University, Odisha. She has a rich experience of 7 years in Communicative English, Soft Skills and Life Skills. She is the former Employee at Wipro, Kolkata and Former Trainer at Central Tool Room and Training Center, Bhubaneswar as a Soft Skill Coach and Communicative English Faculty. She has several prizes in Debating at State Level. She has an Appreciation Certificate from Rotary Club as the Best Anchor during 2012. She has portrayed a sound proficiency in Management and English along with leadership abilities. She has passionate interest in the field of Communicative English, Soft Skills and Human Resource Development. She has actively sought career and professional enhancement courses in keeping with current environment needs. She has the tenacity to patiently work through an area of operation, for achieving prudential results.

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Mr. Benudhar Biswal

MBA (HR)

Mr. Benudhar Biswal is a highly skilled professional with a passion for teaching and administrative work. He holds an MBA degree and has dedicated his career to the field of education.With his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Biswal has been instrumental in guiding and mentoring countless students. His teaching methodology is highly effective and he has an excellent rapport with his students, which makes the learning process much more enjoyable and rewarding.In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Biswal also serves as an administrative officer. He is known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to manage complex tasks with ease.

FACULTIES IN MARKETING

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Mr. Pradeep Panda

B.Sc (Statistics), PGDBM

Mr. Pradeep Panda has over 29 years of experience across FMCD and Electrical Industry. An Expert of Execution Strategies from Sales and Distribution, Operations and P&L. He has Successfully handled SALES/MARKETING assignments of leading brands – INALSA, KENSTAR, BAJAJ & SPHEREHOT. His Extensive experience in Channel sales, sales management, research, design and implementation of marketing strategies to increase business volume and profitability & to launch new product categories in a highly competitive environment. He has also introduced and established various new innovative channel for Sales.

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Mrs. Sroojani Mohanty

B.Tech (Information Technology) , MBA(Finance and Marketing), (PhD)

Mrs. Mohanty has close to 4 years of corporate experience in premier Companies like Vodafone and Swash Convergence Technologies. She has worked in the domain of Quality Management and Distribution Management. Her area of interest includes corporate finance, business valuation, financial engineering, financial market, merger and acquisition. She has participated in various seminars, conferences and workshops in finance, sustainable development, corporate restructuring and women empowerment.

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Mr. Pradeep Kumar Baxla

BA, PGDM, NET, (Ph.D.)

Pradeep has graduated with honors in English from Loyola College, Chennai and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIMT, Bhubaneswar. He was awarded for Best Oratory, Debating and Creative writing by IIMT. After qualifying UGC-NET, he joined IIMT in 2019, as an Assistant Professor in Marketing. He has participated in International and National Seminars and FDPs conducted by AICTE and other reputed Institutions. He is well accepted and appreciated by students. Currently he is also pursuing PhD in Digital Marketing from Utkal University.

FACULTIES IN PROJECT & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Mr. Rajesh Behera

B.Tech (Civil Engineering), PGP-FEM)

Mr. Rajesh Behera did his Post Graduate in Project Engineering and Management from National Institute of Construction Management and Research , Pune. In the year 2021. He has wide range of experience by doing internship from Government of Odisha and he also certification of Auto CAD and Staad Pro. He has been part of various academic projects and workshops.

FACULTIES IN COMPUTER APPLICATION

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Prof. Dr. Srikanta Patnaik

UNESCO CHAIR Professor “Economic Systems & Human Right” Lecturers de la Catedra at National University of La Plata, Argentina

Prof. Srikanta Patnaik is the Founder, Director and Professor of Information Management at Interscience Institute of Management & Technology, Bhubaneswar. This year, he has been appointed as Lecturers de la Catedra (Adjunct Faculty Member) at National University of La Plata with the UNESCO Chair Professor Dr. Francesco Vigliarolo for the UNESCO Programme on "Economic Systems and Human Rights". (https://unlp.edu.ar/institucional/
secretaria_relaciones_institucionales/
unesco/srikanta-patnaik-71855/)

He has received his Bachelor in Engineering from University College of Engineering, Burla (presently VSSUT, Burla) in 1989, MBA from Sambalpur University in 1991 and Ph. D. (Engineering) from Jadavpur University, India in 1999. He has served at University College of Engineering, Burla and Fakir Mohan University and SOA University for more than 30 years. Presently, he is leading the institute. He has supervised more than 30 Ph. D. Theses and 100 Master theses in the area of Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published more than 100 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 3 text books and edited more than 100 books and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, IOS Press and SPIE. Dr. SrikantaPatnaik is the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and, Editor of Journal of Information and Communication Convegence Engineering and Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (JIFS). He is also Editors-in-Chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany and Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering (ACEE) and Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP), published by IGI Global, USA. Prof. Patnaik is a Guest Professor to Hunan University of Finance and Economics, Changsha and Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, China and visiting professors to some of the B-Schools of Europe and South East Asia. Prof. Patnaik is awarded with MHRD Fellowship by the Government of India, for the year 1996. He is nominated for MARQUIS Who’s Who for the year 2004 and nominated as International Educator of the Year 2005 by International Biographical Centre, Great Britain. He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also Fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE, and CSI. Dr. Patnaik has visited various countries such as Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Algeria, Thailand and Vietnam for delivering Key note addresses at various conferences and symposiums and workshops.

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Dr. Ashok Mohapatra

B. Tech, MBA, Ph.D

Dr. Ashok Mahapatra is an accomplished leader who has held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies in the USA and UK for 18 years. He holds an MBA from Rutgers University and a B.Tech from NIT Rourkela in Computer Science. He is a member of the National Scholastic Honorary Society Beta-Gamma-Sigma of the USA. He has made significant contributions in Logistics Management Processes, Business Intelligence, and Optimization strategies for Fortune 100 Health Care, Manufacturing, and Logistics Companies. He has also been involved in the development of effective IT systems architecture for companies such as AT&T, United Health, ICICI Infotech, and Fujitsu. In the field of education and research, he believes in holistic grooming of students and nurturing research and innovations at an early stage of life.

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Er. Pragyan Nanda

B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering), M.Tech, (Ph.D.)

Mrs. Pragyan Nanda has received her Master’s in Technology from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, and B.tech from Jagannath Institute of Engineering and Technology,Orissa in Computer Science. She is currently pursuing her PhD. in SOA University. Mrs. Pragyan Nanda has served as Lecturer in Mahavir Institute Of Engineering Technology , Bhubaneswar and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai. She has contributed to enormous renowned publications in the field of Computing and Optimization, Intelligent Nature-Inspired Computing, Communications and Sensor Network, etc.

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Prof. Dhananjaya Sarangi

MCA, (NIT, Rourkela)

Dhananjaya Sarangi has received his MCA degree from NIT , Rourkela in 1989. He is having 30 years of rich experience as Head of IT in various reputed MNCs both in India & abroad. Professor Sarangi was Head of IT of Hindalco Industries, a Aditya Birla Group company located at Hirakud , Odisha for both its Smelter & Power plant and then relocated to Malaysia as Head of IT for its Palm Oil Edible Oil and Oleo Chemical division. Subsequently professor Sarangi moved to Singapore as Head of Business Information System of Palm Oil Business of RGE Pte Ltd Singapore. Professor Sarangi has vast experience mainly focused on IT Strategy, IT Project Management, IT Planning & Governance, IT Infrastructure Management, Business Transformation, Change Management, People Management, IT Policy & Security, Vendor Management, ERP implementation etc.. He has undergone various training& seminars from reputed institute like NTU-Singapore, IIM-Kolkata, NITIE-Mumbai, Human Synergistic International- Bangalore, Nityo Infotech-Singapore.Currently Professor Sarangi is continuing his PhD from Birla Global University (BGU), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Professor Sarangi has travelled various countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China , Hong Kong , Vietnam & Australia. His area of interest is Management Information System and Data Science.

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Mr. Sanjay Sharma

BCA Ranchi University, MCA Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi.

Prof. Sharma is an MCA from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. He is known for his state-of-the-art skills in Web Designing, Networking and System Administration. He has more than five years of corporate exposure as a Software Test Engineer and has been awarded as a best resource for accomplishment of effective team work. He worked for Telecom Company in Boston, USA with Onsite team to re-engineering the automation testing process. He worked as programmer for developing web base systems and had Academic experience involved in Teaching and Training IT subjects. He has participated in various seminars, conferences and workshops in Information Technology and Computer Science.

FACULTY IN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Saurabh Sudhir

B.Tech. (MNIT Jaipur), MBA (University of Adelaide)

After graduating in Mechanical Engineering from MNIT Jaipur in 2006, he joined Hero Motors.He worked at their green field project at Haridwar where he was responsible right from commissioning of machines to recruitmentfor his unit. During his employment with Hero Motors, he completed Management Development Programme (MDP) from IIM, Ahmedabad in 2007. After a brief stint with a startup of Bhopal in 2008, he didMBA from the University of Adelaide in 2010. He is a serial entrepreneur, with fair share of success and failure in the past 10 years of his entrepreneurship journey. And he is passionate about turning ideas into profitable and scalable business models.