Koraput,20/04/19:Central University of Orissa organized the Annual Cultural Day Function on the occasion of centenary celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at its permanent campus, Sunabeda today. Prof. S. K. Palita, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor I/c. of the University and Prof. Krushna Chandra Biswal, Dean and Principal, Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital, Koraput inaugurated the programme as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively. Dr. Ramendra Kumar Parhi, Dean Student Welfare I/c. of the University delivered the welcome address. Prof. Palita in his address stressed on the development of the ability of the students for the excellence to get success.
Students need to make proper use of the resources and opportunity they are getting in life Prof. Palita advised. He motivated them to dedicate themselves for the quest of excellence in life and nation buildings. In his address he informed the auspicious gathering about the development and achievement of the University. First time in the history, the University has been accredited by the NAAC and got B+ grade. CUO also was ranked in 150-200 band in NIRF ranking among 600+ Universities of the country. First time the Students Council was formed and Annual Sports organised. Prof. Palita stressed on the need for connecting to the people of the region and expressed the desire for research and academic must have an orientation for socio-economic development of the region.
He highlighted the future plans of the University. He said “the Central Government has already sanctioned the amount for infrastructure development including four storied academic building, administrative building and staff quarters. The other hostels will also be constructed in future. He congratulates the students, faculty and staff of the University for organising a successful cultural day programme. Prof. Palita & Prof. Biswal distributed certificates and prizes to all the winners of the competition organised on the occasion of Annual Sports Day.
Prof. Biswal highlighted some of the glimpse of the rich and diversity culture of the Koraput region. He thanked the University community for inviting him as a Guest of Honour to the programme and congratulated for organising such a beautiful function on the occasion of centenary celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation. He said “these two leading educational institutions one in higher education and other in health education will serve the educational and health care need of the people of the Koraput region”.
Dr. Parhi in his welcome address gave a warm welcome to the audience and advised the students to develop their talents along with education. Mr. K. Kosla Rao, Finance Officer I/c. of the University delivered the vote of thanks and hailed the development and achievement made by the University.
Students of all 14 departments of the University performed classical dance, songs and drama on this occasion. The cultural programme was organised by Mr. Saurabh Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dignitaries of the region namely Shri Gadadhar Parida, Ex-Collector; Shri Manoj Kumar, GM NAD; Dr. G. Madhu, Director ICAR-IISWC, Sunabeda; Dr. Jagabandhu Samal, COATS, Dr. Sudhansu Shekhar Sahu, Scientist F & Director I/c, Vector Control Research Centre, Koraput were present on this occasion. Students, faculty and staff were also present at large.
Koraput,18/04/19:Central University of Orissa is organizing the Annual Cultural Day Function at 10.00. a.m. on 20 April 2019 at its permanent campus, Sunabeda. Prof. S. K. Palita, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor I/c. of the University and Prof. Krushna Chandra Biswal, Dean and Principal, Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital, Koraput will inaugurate programme in a inaugural ceremony as the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively.
As per the official notification by Dr. Ramendra Parhi, Dean of Student Welfare I/c. of the University the day long programme comprises with the song, drama and dance which will be performed by the students of each department of the University. The University has presently fourteen departments and each department are given 22 minutes to show case their performances. This Cultural Day function is being organised on the 150th birth anniversary of our Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi.
Prof. Palita the VC I/c. conveys his best wishes to the students for successful programme. He said “the programme will definitely showcase the internal hidden creative talent of my students”. This is the first student oriented large scale programme under the dynamic leadership of present acting Vice-Chancellor I/c., Prof. S. K. Palita. Koraput being the land of diversity and rich culture, this programme is expected to throw some glimpses of this culture.
Koraput,15/04/19:The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Government of India in collaboration with Nandanik, a theatre group based in Koraput, Odisha began the observation of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Koraput by organizing a week long painting workshop for school children themed on the life and work of Guru Nanak.
The workshop was inaugurated today at Bikash Vidyalaya, Koraput. On the inaugural dais were Shri Kamalesh Sahu and Gokul Pradhan, teacher & staff of Bikash Vidyalaya, Monideepa Gupta and Saumendra Kumar Swain, secretary and treasurer of Nandanik, Shri Nilamashab Mahapatra, eminent painter and art teacher of Koraput and Guru Sujit Singh, a devotee of Guru Nanak and representative of the Sree Guru Singh Sahib, Semiliguda, Koraput. The opening ceremony was anchored by Susmita Subhadarshini.
Monideepa Gupta in his opening note thanked the EZCC for choosing a remote and tribal area like Koraput to hold this kind of a programme. Shri Sujit Singh gave an enlightening speech on life and work of Guru Nanak. The photograph of Guru Nanak was garlanded and Shri Nilamadhab Mahapatra, who is the principal resource person of the workshop started his classes by distributing art & painting material among the participants. Vote of thanks was presented by Saumendra Kumar Swain who thanked Bikash Vidyalaya authorities and EZCC for supporting the initiative. Ajaya Edding, Joydev Majumdar, Angadala Madhu and Abinash Pani volunteered in the programme.
30 school children have participated in the workshop which is going to conclude on 21 April 2019 with an exhibition of paintings by the children.
Koraput,02/04/19:The Chancellor of Central University of Orissa Prof. P.V.Krishna Bhatta arrived at Koraput on a two day visit. On the first day he visited the departments at the Sunabeda Campus and the Central Library there. On the afternoon he delivered a special lecture on the topic “Role of. youth in nation building “. The function was presided over by the Vice Chancellor I/C Prof. Sharat Kumar Palita. In his speech he highlighted the role of youth as the nation builders and advised that they should try their best for character building.
Prof. P.V. Krishna Bhatta , in his address said that the youth are the future of the nation. The education provided to the youth should not be based on getting degrees only. The education should be based on acquiring knowledge not only for self but also for the society. Education should be focused on getting employability. India has a rich philosophy and strong social structure to stand against the western world which is looking into India for getting guidance through philosophy. The youth should focus on enhancing moral values first. Indian culture focuses a holistic view of life. Spiritual values must supersede material values. The youth should follow the Indian philosophy for nation building. He hoped that one day Bharat will be a global spiritual leader.
The Registrar of the University Prof. Asit Kumar Das proposed the Vote of Thanks. The lecture was attended by all the faculty members, students and scholars.
During the afternoon he visited both the hostels and also interacted with the faculty members, students and staff separately.
Koraput,Hon’ble Chancellor of the Central University of Orissa, Koraput Prof. P. V. Krishna Bhatta is paying a visit to the University during 1st April and 2nd April 2019. During his visit a series of meetings will be organised at the University campus. In the meeting he will interact with the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. S. K. Palita and Registrar, Prof. Asit Kumar Das, in respect of the academic and infrastructure development of the University. He will also interact with the teaching and non-teaching staff and students. This is the second visit of Prof. Bhatta to the University.
Keeping the importance of his visit the University is going to organise a special lecture programme. Prof. Bhatta will address the University community in the programme on 1st April, 2019.
Prof. P.V. Krishna Bhatta was appointed as the Chancellor of Central University of Orissa, Koraput by the Visitor of CUO, His Excellency, Hon’ble President of India in August 2018.
Prof. Krishna Bhatta is well known for his varied contributions to education and society.
He held many posts of importance such as Member of Legislative Council, Govt. of Karnataka from 1982 to 1985, Senate Member, Mysore University, Mysore from 1992 to 1998, Elected Senate & Syndicate Member, Kuvempu University, President of Vidyarthi Sikshana Seva Trust (R), Bengaluru, Member of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Member of Court of Central University of Gujarat, Ex-Member of Karnataka State Council for Higher Education, Ex-Member of University Act Reform Committee 2016 – 2017, Academic Advisor of IGNCA Southern Regional Centre, Bengaluru 2000 – 2001, Convener of National Organising Committee for educational reforms setup by GOI as part of Republic Day celebrations in 2003. He was also a Member of Education Task Force set up by the Union HRD Ministry, Member of Grant in Aid committee for Adult education under NLM scheme, GOI. 2001, He was a Trustee and Executive Committee Member, IGNCA, New Delhi. He was also the Executive Committee Member, NAAC from 2004 to 2007.
Bhubaneswar,26/03/19:Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR), offering an MBA in Human Resource Management, under Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) has successfully concluded its placement program, ‘Xuberance 2019’, by securing placements for all 123 students of the class of 2017-19.
This season witnessed students receiving offers from 67 companies across various industries, out of which 37were new recruiters. 19 students of the batch were awarded PPO/PPIs. Maximum jobs were offered by the Manufacturing industry, followed by IT and ITeS, Consulting, BFSI, and FMCG. D.E Shaw emerged as the highest paymaster, with an offer of Rs.27.5 lakhs per annum, which accounts for a 30% increase in the highest salary offered as compared to the previous year. The average salary stands at Rs.12.75 lakhs per annum, up from 11.88 lakhs per annum last year. The median salary figure is Rs.12.20 lakhs per annum, and the average salary for the top 50 students is Rs.15.50 lakhs per annum.
Some of the leading companies that XAHR played host to, include, Deloitte, Cognizant Business Consulting, GAIL, Reliance, Titan, Godrej, Hero Motocorp, ICICI Bank, Capgemini, Ernst & Young, IBM, Vedanta, ITC Limited, Salesforce, TATA Advanced Systems, Zee Media, Philips Lighting, UltraTech Cement, Walmart, Apollo Munich, and Ambuja Cement, L&T, TATA Steel, Arcesium, HDFC Life, GMR Group, JK Organization, Murugappa Group, Bajaj Allianz, Future Generali Life Insurance, Manipal Education and Medical Group, Right Management, Vito Altor, Wipro, Garware Technical Fibres, and MarutiSuzuki, among others.
The placements bear testimony to the high-quality education and training imparted at Xavier School of Human Resource Management, and the level of preparedness that the students exhibit. The recruitment of students in varied roles across various sectors speaks volumes of the success of the institution over the years.
Berhampur,17/03/19:NIST Berhampur team from arts and dramatics club has performed the international street show competition MANTHAN on Sunday here in city.
Briefing to media the faculty advisor Mr.Bhagabati Prasad Pattnaik said the main aim and object just to promote and encourage and aware the people of Berhampur by an article about this great context.
Telling great stories with the sense of message which still troubles our society is the way of tradition of nuked. "Mukhtalif" from NIST, Berhampur on behalf of arts and dramatic society brings the spirit to change our thinking about the way we think of "women" or "naari".
Summary and purpose from the period of the Mahabharata to the Delhi rape case , there has been no change how we depict women in our society. In addition to bring into front the concerning riots which still shakes in our Nation is depicted in the act with examples like Ram Mandir V/s.Babri Masjid.
With cultural references , social media impact and the motto is only pin pointed regarding “Women Empowerment", we bring our nukkad to change perspectives said the Director,Mr: Rakesh Kumar Sahu.
In this event the participated students are;Mukhtalif from NIST Art and Dramatics Society,Kinshu Kumar,Rohit Singh,Ayush Kumar,Dibyajyoti Barik.,Himanshu tiwari,Mukul Verma,Akash Pandey,Rajesh Behuria ,Shresth Chaturvedi,Simran Mishra,Kimmi Kumara,Prabhat Choudhary,Neilmadhav Nayak,Soubhagya Sundar Sasmal,Abhishek Kumar,Shoumik Sahu,Sujeet Kumar and the Crew members;Maya Shankar Naik,Abhas Panda,Akshay Yamijala,Nikhil ,Anupam Pathak ,Swasit Ghosh,,
Kalahandi,10/03/19:The Kalahandi Government Autonomous college is declared as Kalahandi University on 6th march 2019 by the Govt of Odisha. The educationists of this district appreciated the Govt decision.
The Present Govt Autonomous College which was established on 18th July 1860 with only 27 students of the locality as a private College to develop the education within the backward Gadjat area and was known as Kalahandi Science College.
Later on 1st December 1961 Govt of Odiha has approved as Kalahandi Science College and since then the college have been running in the building now it was known as west Hostel of the college. The college which has a great role to develop the education within undivided Kalahandi with neighboring districts was declared as Autonomous College in the year 2002 after satisfied with its infrastructure and its quality education systems.
This college became a mile stone in the field of education in Country among other 52 colleges across the country after recognized by the N.A.A.C team in the year 2004-05 with B+ College with potential excellence and became a glorious educational institution within the country. The selection Committee headed by the vice Chancellor of Utkal University recommend the college after due scrutiny for the University status and the state Govt on 6th March declare the Auto College as Single KJalahandi University.
The Single University should be declared as the affiliated university to develop the education within the undeveloped area like Kalahandi,so that the colleges can get benefit from this University as discussed by the educationists of the locality. After becoming University it will be easy for the research scholars of the locality for their research projects.
On this day the Autonomous College is running with shortage of 34 lecturers and students are facing so much problems. Out of 60 sanctioned strength of lecturer in +3 Arts, Science and Commerce stream 30 posts are lying vacant. Out of 26 sanctioned strength of lecturer posts in +2 Arts, Science and Commerce stream 4 posts are lying vacant. On the Other hand the students are doing Post Graduation in Odia, English, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, and M.Phil in Odia and History Subjects. Like that B.Ed and Computer Science subject in self finance and BBA, BCA, MFC & MSW subject in Self Finance PPP mode. The Journalism course is stopped due to want of students and the course like Archeology and musicology are not conducted due to want of its lecturer.
The present Govt Auto College has 55 Acre 10 decimal of land out of which many portion are encroached. Some portion like 9 acre 10 decimal of land is used for the Urban Health center near College chowk.
The Water supply dept has allowed vide the letter 220.01.02.2019 of the Principal to construct the drinking water storage center in 60 decimal of land with a condition to supply the water to the college but after completion of 4.5 lakhs liters of drinking water project no water supply is given to the college and Hostel campus as yet.
The college is running with its old building and for the university more infrastructures with teaching with non-teaching staff are required which should be fulfilled soon for the welfare and better quality education within the locality as demanded by the intellectuals of the districts.