An alumni talk was organized by KSRM on 2nd September, 2022. Mr. Akashdeep Nayek, MBA (Rural Management), batch of 2017-19 was the speaker. He is presently working as regional operations manager at Tan Mondial Pte. Ltd., Ivory Coast.Prior to that he worked with CARE India based out of Patna,Bihar.

Mr. Akashdeep shared about his journey from KSRM to Tan Mondial. His curiosity to work outside India took him to Ivory Coast. He initially joined as procurement manager and then as regional operations manager for the commodities like cashews, cesium, rubber, cocoa and soybean. He also gave insights about the procurement process to supply chain. Further, Mr. Akashdeep   discussed about the products that are imported to India and the entire mechanization and logistics of export business. He also shared about the challenges faced while procurement and price negotiation. Mr. Akashdeep concluded by highlighting career opportunities in Africa and motivated the students to join the organization and build a career in procurement sector.