KSRM organised an alumni talk on 18.02.2022. Ms. Shanti Murmu and Ms. Aishwarya Jojo, Fellows,Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) were the speakers for the talk. MGNF is a Certificate Program in Public Policy and Management offered by IIMs, designed at the initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India (GoI) and implemented in collaboration with State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs). Both the alumnae are from 2018-20, MBA (RM) batch. Prior to that Ms. Jojo completed her B-Tech in Metallurgy and Material Science. After MBA (RM), she worked as a Young Professional with Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission where she was involved in monitoring and coordinating with the stakeholders of DDUGKY projects across Maharashtra. Ms. Murmu completed BSc in Chemistry from KISS University. After completion of MBA from KSRM she worked as a senior executive in the Social Initiatives Department of Cube Highways-a Singapore based company investing in the Infrastructure sector in India.

The alumnae shared how KIIT School of Rural Management shaped their careers through discipline, internships,rigorous course curriculum and the overall infrastructure. They elaborated about the guidance they got from the faculty members. Ms. Murmu and Ms. Jojo recollected their different experiences like taking part in cultural programs, choreographing dances and organizing guest talks at KSRM. The fellowship holders also explained the attendees about the MGNF program, structure and future prospects. Ms. Jojo and Ms. Murmu also shared their experiences of volunteering in “The Art of Giving”, an initiative started by
our founder sir and how giving back to the community is our duty and equally important.