KIIT School of Commerce & Economics celebrated its 1st Foundation day on 17th July, 2020 on a virtual platform. The event was graced by the benign presence of Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Hon’ble Founder, KIIT & KISS; Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro–Vice Chancellor; and Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director, QAC & KSCE.
At the outset Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director welcomed all the esteemed dignitaries and members of KIIT Commerce family and discussed the journey of KSCE during its 1st year. He highlighted all the events and achievements of the school during the year. The august gathering was then addressed by Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro-Vice Chancellor, where she congratulated the KSCE family on its successful completion of one year of existence. She had an active interaction with the students and made some announcements regarding the future prospects of the school to ensure the quality of education & imparting of skills to be intact in years to come.
On the occasion, Prof. Achutya Samanta, Founder released the KOUP D’OEIL 2020, an annual review booklet of KSCE journey. He addressed the School of Commerce & Economics to be the youngest department under the brand of prestigious KIIT Deemed to be University and congratulated the whole KSCE fraternity for magnificently accomplishing the first-year milestone. He praised the students and members of the KSCE for their achievements so far and extended his best wishes for more success and growth of the school in the forthcoming years.
A School level Webinar was also organized on the theme “Revival of Indian Economy: During & Post Covid-19” after the Inaugural session. Prof. S.C. Kumar, Professor & Director, MIMTS was the invited guest for the session. He addressed the students on the Impact of Covid-19 and Post Revival strategies. He explained the internal as well as external impact of Covid-19 on different sectors of economy. He discussed about the silver lining concept where there is an industrial shift from China to India and more than 300 companies are discussing to invest in India. He pointed out that India should focus on production of NPI on its own as a part of Atmanirbhar Bharat so that it can take advantage of its Pharmaceutical Companies. He concluded his insightful talk by highlighting the 5-part package of government and different government policies taken for the revival of the economy. The session was then followed by an excellent and brainstorming presentation by the students of KSCE on the theme in which they mainly focused on manufacturing, education, and IT sectors. The session came to an end with an open house discussion and interactive session amongst the students, resource person and the faculty members of the school.
The active engagements, sincere efforts and dedication of the committed faculty members and staff of the school, under the leadership and guidance of Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director, made the KSCE 1st Foundation day celebration a grand success.