KSRM organized the inaugural programme for the MBA (Rural Management) and MBA ( Agribusiness Management) batch of 2023-25 on 13th July 2023.

The event was graced by Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Hon’ble Founder, KIIT and KISS group of institutions ; Prof. Samita Samanta, Vice Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University; Prof. Saranjit Singh, Pro Vice Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University and Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT Deemed to be University.

Prof. Nishith Parida, Director, KSRM welcomed all the esteemed guests to the event. He spoke about the founder’s contribution to the growth of KIIT and KISS group of institutions and his continuous support to KSRM. Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar highlighted the importance of KIIT group of institutions and the Founder’s vision of facilitating underprivileged sections of the society to achieve development. Prof. Saranjit Singh, Pro Vice Chancellor urged the students to be the changemakers, move beyond placements and be an employment generator than an employment seeker. He asked the students to make use of the multidisciplinary ecosystem opportunity available at KIIT. Prof. Samita Samanta, Vice Chancellor shared that the students are at the right place in the right time since there is a lot of potential in the rural and agribusiness sector and growth in the sector is crucial for the overall development. She also asked the students that as matured individuals, they should treat this university as a nurturing ground for ideas. These ideas become powerful with commitment and action from the students side.

Hon’ble Founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta welcomed the students to the university. He spoke about the geneis of KSRM. He also appreciated the programme designs especially the internship component in each semester. The Founder also shared that both RM and ABM programme could contribute towards bringing a change in the society. Disciplined approach towards life can be the differentiator. He also suggested that KSRM should connect more with KISS and Kandhamal district to showcase as a live case study. Vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. Damodar Jena.