Kalahandi,03/03/19: On Saturday the question paper of Tenth BSE examination is viral on mobile and it is viral mobile to mobiles. This kind of occurrence is happened in Kalahandi District during Board of Secondary Examination.
For the smooth and fair examination in the district the Board of Secondary Education Cuttack and Kalahandi District Administration have taken all precautionary measure and taken all safety measures for safe distribution of question papers in the examination centers from the selected Nodal centers one hour before the examination starts, to avoid any type of mischief at the examination centers.
Now it’s a matter of question to the Dist Education authority to explain and justify how the question paper got viral at Paramanand High School of Rengalpali under Jaipatna Police Station of Kalahandi District.
Taking a plea of excuse the DEO ,Sanjib Singh told to Media that due to shortage of staff for examination duty, teachers from the nearby Primary school were engaged on deputation and Puspanjali Dalpati Asst Teacher was one out of them who was engaged as reliever in the examination center at Paramananda High School at Rengalpali.
On 02.03.2019 Saturday it was scheduled for the examination of MTH (Mathematics) Subject and after the distribution of question paper the teacher Puspanjali Dalpati who was deployed as reliever rushed in to the examination hall no.4 and took photo snaps of the mathematics question paper of D” set from a student and sent through her mobile via What’s Up message, and it became viral , DEO added.
While talking to media DEO Mr. Singh said that the after knowing the facts he personally enquired the matter and as per the direction of the authority lodged FIR against the culprits at Jaipatna Police Station.
IIC Jaipatna says that, Jaipatna Police registered the same as case no 77 /2019 and after ground zero enquiry they arrested the main culprit Puspanjali Dalpati, along with Invigilator on duty Brajendra Behera and Center Superintendent cum Head Master Rabindra Mund and forwarded to court under the Odisha examination rule -1988 and after rejection of bail petition the accused persons are remanded to Judicial custody .
Kortaput,02/03/19:Police arrested four more persons in Koraput districts today for allegedly making Odia question paper viral on February 22. While four persons were arrested by Sunabeda Police in Bandhugaon block of Koraput district.
According to reports, four persons which includes one photocopy shop owner and three parents of students were arrested for making the Odia question paper viral at Bandhugaon High school in Koraput. The police seized one laptop, a photocopy machine and mobiles from the accused persons.
Sunabeda SDPO Niranjan Behera said, “We had registered two cases in connection with the Odia question paper viral incident at Bandhugaon High School on February 22. Today, we arrested four persons for allegedly taking snaps of the question paper and photocopying it before putting them on social media. We will forward them to court today.”
The repeated question leak incidents have exposed the incapacity and inefficiency of School and Mass education department as well as Board of Secondary Education authority. Therefore, the concerned minister should take serious action " said senior citizen in a statement.
Bhubaneswar,22/02/19:Established in the year 1987, XIMB is a premium B-school in the country with a rich legacy of grooming the leaders of tomorrow. The two year flagship Business Management program has consistently been ranked as one of the finest business curriculums in the country. This year, with an annual 11% increase for both its average and median compensation, XIMB has successfully placed all students.
The institute played host to a number of new recruiters like Anand Rathi, Hewlett Packard, KPMG, Lenskart, Nissan, OYO, Reckitt Benckiser, Salesforce, Reliance Brands, Tetra Pak, Xiaomi,Rustomjee etc., to name a few – a testament to the growing brand equity and reputation of this institute.
In terms of intake, the highest number of recruitments were made in the Consulting sector (29%) which was followed by Systems (28%), Marketing (21%), BFSI (14%) and other sectors. Profiles offered included Risk Management, Strategic Consulting, Corporate Finance, Equity Research, Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Business Consulting, IT Consulting and Business Development.
Industry leaders in each space strengthened their bond with the institute. Some of the leading organizations that partnered with the institute include the following: Deloitte, Cognizant Business Consulting, PwC,UHG, Brillio, Capgemini, Accenture, Apollo Munich, Godrej, Emami, Nestle, Titan, Wildcraft, Maruti Suzuki,PCBL, Hero MotoCorp, UltraTech, TASL, Times OOH, Enhance Group, CRISIL, HSBC IB, ICICI Bank, TCS, Royal Bank of Scotland, VMware, Tiger Analytics, Bajaj Allianz, HCL Technologies, Wipro, IBM,Tata Metaliks, Intellect Design, HSBC Analytics,HDFC Bank, Mu Sigma, Larsen & Toubro, GMR,Tata Steel, Godrej & Boyce, and Vedanta.
Highlights:Xuberance ‘19 saw the batch of350 students participate in the placement process,104 companies participated in Xuberance ‘19 of which 54 were new recruiters,47 studentshave been extended PPO/PPIs from their summer internship organizations,The highest domestic salary stood at Rs. 24.50 Lakhs per annum,The average annual compensation stood at Rs. 14.31 Lakhs per annum,The median annual compensation stood at Rs. 14.16 Lakhs per annum
Bhubaneswar,22/02/19:The Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), which offers MBA in Rural Management under Xavier University Bhubaneswar, recently concluded its placement season for the batch of 2017-2019 in record time. This batch being out of the largest since its inception, witnessed a good run where the average package increased by 4.3%, 7 students securing the highest package of 15 LPA.
The placements bears testimony to the high-quality education and training at the school of rural management and the level of preparedness the students are subjected to. The recruitment of students in varied roles in various sectors speaks volumes of the successes of the institution over the years.
The placements this year witnessed a multitude of roles encompassing all the sectors like Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Development, Consultancy, Marketing, amongst others, offered by the 32 companies that participated in the process. The present trend of placements highlighted a special focus on financial inclusion and revival of the micro finance sector. Along with the regular recruiters of the RM program in XUB, such as AMUL, Deloitte, ICICI Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, PRADAN several new companies like AISECT, Satin Credit care Network, Rural Yellow, Usha International, Greenlight Planet, etc., showed a keen interest in the batch.
The marketing sector stood first in terms of pay package being offered whereas the job profiles being offered by Amul, Usha International, Rural Yellow and Greenlight Planet stood the winner with their job offers being most coveted extending to the batch.
Second in line, in terms of package was the consulting sector with job offers from Deloitte and Nu Socia.
The BFSI cluster witnessed an impressive growth with 36.4percent of the offers coming from the key financial industry recruiters like ICICI Lombard, ICICI Bank, TATA AIG General Insurance, Bharti AXA General Insurance Co.Ltd., Muthoot Fincorp, Fincare Small Finance Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.
A total of 20 students took up offers from government development agencies and NGOs. Organisations such as Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society –Jeevika, Odisha Livelihood Mission, PRADAN recruited through campus placements.
Xuberance’19 witnessed the batch of 112candidates of MBA(Rural Management) programme participating in the placement process.32 companies participated of which, 15 were new recruiters.The highest domestic salary stood at INR 15 Lakhs per annum.The average annual compensation stood at INR 8 Lakhs per annum.The Median annual compensation stood at INR 7.2 Lakhs per annum.The average annual compensation of top 20% students of the batch stood at INR 11.60 Lakhs per annum.The average annual compensation of top 50% students of the batch stood at INR 9.69 Lakhs per annum.
Cuttack,22/02/19:An hour after the commencement of the Matriculation examination across Odisha today, question papers of Odia reportedly surfaced on social media in Nuapada district and Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district.
Though the question papers were reportedly found to be viral on WhatsApp and other social media, School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra rubbished the reports stating that mobile phones were completely prohibited at the exam centres.
“As per the system, question paper is being transported to nodal centres and kept there in police custody. Moreover, it was dispatched to exam centres at 8 am under tight police security. There is no way question paper could leak as the packets were opened in presence of officials,” Patra said.
“It is being verified whether the leaked question paper is of this year or previous years. Allegations of question paper leak in Kandhamal and other places are also not true,” added Patra.
Meanwhile, Congress media cell head Satya Prakash Nayak said, “It is very unfortunate. Leak of question papers of Matric and Plus II examinations has become an annual affair now. They are playing with the future of students. The government is only claiming in media that they have taken steps for foolproof security. We want a probe into the matter and immediate action should be taken against higher officials of the department.”
Koraput,21/02/19:Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty the Vice Chancellor of Central University of Orissa, Koraput has stepped down from his position on personal ground. He joined the CUO on 7 August 2015 after a distinguished service at the Central University of Hyderabad for more than 25 years.
His resignation has been accepted by the Hon’ble President of India. Prof. Mohanty will hand over the charge to the senior most Professor of the University on 28.02.2019.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohanty has thanked the University community, students, staffs and the faculty for their co-operation he received during his tenure at the Central University of Orissa, Koraput. He also thanks the University community for significant milestones like NAAC accreditation, functioning of two hostels for boys and girls, functioning of two computer centres, internal roads, high-mast lights, drainage system, 24 X 7 electricity and water supply, free Wi-fi temporary shopping complex, temporary gymnasium, badminton courts, parking complex, NANDANAM-park, beatification of the campus by tree plantation, MoU with HAL and COATS, formation of student council, successful entrance examinations in 22 centres, Distinguished Lecture series, formation of Poetry club, Drama club, NSS cell, UBA cell and ICC.
Prof. Mohanty thanks the MHRD, UGC, state government, district administration and the people of Odisha for their cooperation and good wishes. He also wishes the CUO the very best in the coming years.
Bhubaneswar,19/02/19:X-SEED, The Entrepreneurship Cell of XIMB recently concluded its flagship event, XAVION’19, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. The event was spread over 3 days, with a plethora of keynote sessions, workshops, panel discussion, webinars and competitions. The event saw participants from all over Odisha and also from several renowned MBA students from across the country.
A number of notable speakers such as Mr. Aakarsh Naidu, Founder, The Startupreneur, Mr. Prasanta Biswal, Evangelist, Startup Odisha, Mr. SubratKar, Co-Founder, Vidooly Media Tech., Ms. Sukriti Patnaik, Founder, Indulge, Mr. Annada Prasad Padhy, Owner and MD, AuroIN, Ms. SumonaKarjee, Founder, Prantae Solutions, Mr. Satish Kataria, Founder and MD, Catapooolt and Mr. Siddhartha Sthitapragyan, Founder of Max Solutions and many more graced the summit. The speakers shared the experiences of their respective entrepreneurial journeys, discussed the opportunities in the present start-up world, discussed the oft feared topic of funding and how to secure it and motivated the students to chase their dreams.
Various workshops were conducted by TiE Bhubaneswar and Startup Odisha which saw enthusiastic participation from the huge turnout of attendees. The summit catered not just to college students but also to several working professionals and start-ups, recognizing the young generation’s inclination towards entrepreneurship. Blurring the international boundaries, X-SEED also conducted a webinar session on "How good are your Ideas" by Mr. Alberto Levy, Associate Professor, International MBA, IE Business School, Spain and Co-Founder of Plentie Inc.
The final day of XAVION’19 saw the most awaited event of the E-Summit, I-Pitch, The National Level Pitching Competition. In a bid to showcase their next big idea several teams participating from the premier institutes across the length and breadth of the country battled it out in the pitching competition. Students from IMI Delhi bagged the coveted prize with their innovative Pill Smart idea.
The Summit endeavored towards the theme of “Triangle of Possibility” encompassing the three sides of entrepreneurship, the first being the successes, and the second being the failures and lastly the most crucial side, of the never dying spirit to persevere until dream become reality.
Report; Bureau, Odishabarta
New Delhi,18/02,19:More than 1000 international students set to start their university studies in Perth have been personally welcomed by the Governor of Western Australia at an inaugural event for the state.
In a move to help position Perth as a world-class international education city, the Honourable Kim Beazley AC hosted the official welcome event in the grounds of Government House last night, in partnership with StudyPerth.
The event was also attended by the Honourable Mark McGowan, Premier of Western Australia, as well as the Vice-Chancellors of WA’s five universities, including Curtin University’s Professor Deborah Terry, Edith Cowan University’s Professor Steve Chapman, Murdoch University’s Professor Eeva Leinonen, Notre Dame University’s Professor Celia Hammond and The University of Western Australia’s Professor Dawn Freshwater.
Mr Beazley said the welcome event was the first of its kind in WA and aimed to offer international university students, some accompanied by their parents, a warm welcome to Perth.
“I am proud and delighted to host our State’s first international student welcome event in the beautiful heritage-listed grounds of Government House,” Mr Beazley said.
“As well as showcasing Western Australia’s great hospitality, this initiative is a first step in better promoting Perth as an excellent place to study. Not only for students to realise truly rewarding education and career opportunities but also to enjoy a remarkably clean, safe, culturally diverse, and breathtakingly beautiful destination like no other.
“International students are helping to build our State’s future. They are critical to our diplomacy and also serve to enrich our own cultural appreciation and enlightenment. It is important that we celebrate them and their families, and ensure that their experience is enjoyable, with opportunities to learn more about our home and our people.”
StudyPerth Executive Director Phil Payne said the Governor, WA’s higher education sector and the State Government had worked together to support the event.
“We know Western Australia is a popular place for young people from all over the world to live, learn and launch their careers so this welcome event is all about making sure our students feel at home before the start of their university studies,” Mr Payne said.
“By working together, we are committed to strengthening Perth’s position as a world-class study destination and achieving our goal to welcome 100,000 international students to Perth by 2025.”
The international students who attended the inaugural ceremony hail from various countries including China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Italy and Brazil.
The welcome ceremony included an Australian barbecue for students, as well as performances by local talent from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and The University of Western Australia.