Faculty

PRO VICE-CHANCELLOR Professor of Commerce & Management

PROF.(DR.) SASMITA RANI SAMANTA
M.Com, Ph.D, FDPM(IIMB)

PRO VICE-CHANCELLOR
Professor of Commerce & Management
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Prof. Sasmita Samanta is a perceptive academician loaded with high degree of incisiveness and passion for research and schooling which is intermingling with innovative pragmatically approach. She is the University Rank Holder in Master of Commerce and done her Ph.D. in Management. Five (5) Research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under her guidance. She has been honoured with various Awards and Recognitions including Rajeev Smruti Award -2010; Swami Vivekanand Youth Award -2013; Manager of the Year by Oxford Summit of Leaders, UK -2013; CMAI Association of India- Best Director of the Year Award, 2014; Academic Leadership Award – 2015; Bharat Gaurav Award – 2014 by International Friendship Society; Education Leadership Award by the Golden Globe Tigers Award, Malaysia. Social Innovation award 2018 among most 50 social innovator of India, 2018; Women leadership Award, 2018; Chinta O Chetana, National Award – 2018 by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India; “Educationist of the Year-Female”  awarded in the function 7th Asia Education Summit-2019 by APS Media Group and IconSWM Excellence Award 2019 by International Society of Waste Management in 9th IconSWM-CE 2019.

She has attended CSC Leadership Programme organised by Commonwealth Secretariat, UK in the year 2018. She got the Fellowship from States Department, USA as one among the 10 Academic Administrators of South East Asia in 2016. She had attended US Government-sponsored Administrator Exchange Programme at University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), USA.

She is the Chairperson of KIIT Technology Incubation Centre. She is also the Director of Centre of Excellence on Occupational Health and Safety established at KIIT in association with BG BAU, Germany.

She is an outstanding orator and had addressed several Conferences, Seminars and workshop of national repute as keynote speaker.

Since 2012 she has been associated with Indian Science Congress as an Executive / Council Member and since 2016 she is the member of India Social Science Congress. She have organised lots of International and National events including Conferences seminar, workshop, athletic meet which was attended by eminent scientists and Nobel laureates from the country and abroad. She has authored couple of books and has many research publications in various national & international journals of repute.

PROF. JAYANTA KUMAR PARIDA
M.Com,Ph.D(BHU),D.Litt(Utkal)

DIRECTOR
School of Commerce & Economics

Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida retired after serving for more than 38 years in the field of academics, from P.G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University as a Senior Professor, Head and Dean Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies. He is presently serving as the Director, Quality Assurance Cell & Director, School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University.

He is the former Director, HRDC, Utkal University. He is the Past President of All India Commerce Association & All Odisha Commerce Association. He has also served as a Chairman of Subject Research Committee in Commerce, Board of Studies in Commerce and Master in Finance and Control. He has an immense contribution towards both academic & administration of educational institutions of the country. He has produced 21 Ph.D. and authored 12 textbooks. He has undertaken 4 major Research Projects and has more than 68 Research articles in various national and international journals of repute. He is honoured with different national and international positions and responsibilities and is an expert member of HRD, NAAC & NBA. He is also an advisory member of UGC, New Delhi along with it he was a member Board of Studies of AICTE, New Delhi. Prof. Parida has visited 09 different countries for various academic purposes. He was awarded with the Best National Organizer in NSS of India by Vice President of India.

PROF.(Dr.) P.T. CHAUDHARI
M.Com (Poona University),
M. Phil (Nagpur University),
Ph.D (Poona University),
Fellow of ICA

Prof. P.T. Chaudhari retired after 37 years of service from M.J. College (N.M. University), Jalgaon as a Senior Professor, Head Dept. of Commerce. He was Dean of Faculty of Commerce & Management. He is presently serving as a Professor in Commerce in the School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University.

He was Executive Vice President of Indian Commerce Association (2011-2014) and Joint Secretary during (2008-2011). At present he is Vice President of Maharashtra State Commerce Association. He is recipient Best Teacher Award of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon in 2004 and State Level  Dr. P.C. Shejawalkar Best Commerce Teacher’s award in (2005). He also worked as a Member of Academic Council of Poona University as well as N.M. University. He was Chairman of Board of studies in Commerce (N.M. University). He worked as a member of Research & Recognition Committee. He has represented almost Universities in Maharashtra as a member of Board of Studies in Commerce such as Mumbai University, Nagpur University, Amravati University, Kolhapur University, Nanded University, Poona University, N.M. University , Gondwana University etc. Under his able guidance 11 students have been awarded Ph.D  & M.Phil to 5 students. He has authored 10 Books . He has completed two MRP of UGC and has published more than 54 research papers and articles in National as well as International Journals of repute. Professor P.T. Chaudhari has delivered 41 Keynote address in various National and International Conferences. Also delivered 42 Lectures in Refresher Courses and 102 Lectures in Orientation Programs of ASC (HRDC). He has attended 159 Conferences and presented more than 96 Research Papers therein  at State, National and International levels. He has Chaired number of Technical Sessions in Conferences , Seminars at various Levels. He has visited 6 foreign countries.

DR.PUSHPALATA MAHAPATRA
M.Com,MBA,LLB,Ph.D

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(II)
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Dr. Puspalata Mahapatra (M.Com, LLB, MBA (Finance), Ph.D. under Utkal University) presently working as Asst. Prof (II) in the School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. She is having 15 years of teaching experience including 4 years in Department of FCMS, Sri Sri University, Cuttack and different B’schools of Odisha. She has 15 Research articles published in various national and international journals and has been guiding Ph.D. research scholars.

DR.GIRIDHARI SAHOO
M.Com,M. Phil, MBA,Ph.D, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Dr. Giridhari Sahoo, graduated from Utkal University, obtained his M.Com, and Ph.D. Degree from P.G Department of Commerce, Utkal University, M.Phil. Degree from School of Commerce and Management Studies, Ravenshaw University, MBA Degree from Department of Business Administration, Utkal University and ICWA  (Inter) from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has completed his Ph.D. degree from P.G Department of Commerce, Utkal University in the area Sustainability Reporting Practices. He has qualified UGC NET many times.

He has worked as an Academic Consultant in Commerce at Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar from Jan 2013-June 2019.To his credit he has attended many National and International Seminars, Workshops and training programs. He has authored eight research papers in International and National level Journal. His areas of interest include Accounting & Finance, Corporate Reporting, Portfolio Management & financial markets, Research Methodology and Banking & Insurance Management. He is a life member of ICA, IAA, & OCA.

DR.MOHAMMED KHURSID
M.Com,Ph.D,UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Dr. Mohammed Khursid is an Assistant Professor in Commerce, School of Commerce and Economics, KIIT Deemed University, Bhubaneswar. He completed his Ph.D. from Utkal University. He has qualified UGC-NET (Commerce). He has presented research papers in various national and International Conferences. He has put in 09 years of teaching experience and has been teaching Statistics, Cost Accounting, E-Commerce, E-Marketing, Business Law, Financial Management and Econometrics. He is an Executive Member of the Indian Accounting Association, BBSR branch.

DR.DEBASIS PAHI
Ph.D, M.Phil., M.Com, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Dr. Debasis Pahi is Currently working as an Assistant Professor in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. He received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur). His research focuses on corporate finance, corporate governance, accounting standards, accounting education and pedagogy, international finance, and climate finance. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Managerial Finance, the Journal of Asia Business Studies, the Asia- Pacific Financial Markets and the International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance.
He regularly participates and presents his research articles and case studies in various international, national and state level seminars. He has been awarded with T.J. PARK POSCO ASIA Fellowship, UGC Rank Holder Fellowship, Best Student Award in his academic career. He is the life member of various associations like All India Commerce Association, All India Accounting Association, All Odisha Commerce Association and The Indian Econometric Society.

MR.HIMANSHU AGARWALL
MCom (Gold Medalist), MPhil, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Mr. Himanshu Agarwall is presently working as an Assistant Professor in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. He is a M.Com. Gold Medallist of his batch at Utkal University. He has completed his M.Phil. in Commerce from Utkal University and has qualified UGC-NET. He has many Research papers to his credit in different journals of repute. He has been honoured with different awards and recognitions at different forums for his career and research works.

He regularly participates and presents his research articles in various state, national as well as international seminars. His Research papers have been adjudged as the Best Research Paper Awardee at 4 different national and international forums, including the ISER International Conference held at Bangkok, Thailand; All India Accounting Conference and International Seminar held at Manipal University, Jaipur; All Odisha Commerce Conference and National Seminar held at Utkal University; and at the National Seminar held at Berhampur University. His areas of interest include Accounting & Finance, Taxation, & Research. He is the life member of various associations like All India Commerce Association, All India Accounting Association, and All Odisha Commerce Association.

MS.SARITA KUMAR SINGH
M.Com, M.Phil, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Miss Sarita Kumari Singh is currently working as an Assistant Professor in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. She is the former Guest faculty of Government Autonomous College, Rourkela. She has done her Post Graduation from P.G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University with Accounting specialisation. She has completed her M.Phil. in Commerce from R.D. Women’s University, Bhubaneswar and has also qualified UGC-NET in Commerce. She has a huge potential for academic and administrative activities and she is passionate towards research activities. She regularly participates and presents her Research papers in different national and international seminars and conferences. Her areas of interest include Accounting & Finance, Economics, Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour.She is a life member of the Indian Accounting Association.

MS. ANJALI PRAVA MISHRA
M.Com, M.Phil, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Ms. Anjali Prava Mishra, presently working as an Assistant Professor (I) in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. She has obtained Master degree in Commerce from P.G Department of Commerce, Utkal University and M.Phil. in Commerce from P.G Department of Commerce, Berhampur University. She has qualified UGC (NET). She has more than 5 years of teaching experience in both Under Graduate and Post Graduate. Her areas of interest are Accounting, Finance and Marketing. Along with teaching she is actively engaged in Research. She regularly participates and presents her research articles in various State, National as well as International seminars and conferences and published research articles in National Journals of repute. She is the life member of All India Accounting Association, and All Odisha Commerce Association.

MS. NIRUPAMA MOHANTY
M.Com, M.Phil, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Ms. Nirupama Mohanty, presently working as an Assistant Professor(I) in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed University. She has completed her M.com and M.Phil. from Utkal University with Accounting Specialisation. She has qualified UGC- NET. Before joining KIIT she was working as a guest faculty in RamaDevi Women’s University. She is actively participating in National Seminars and presenting papers. She has published few research articles in various journals. She has co-authored a book Business Regulatory Framework for the students of DDCE Utkal University. She is a passionate teacher.

MR.JYOTISANKAR MISHRA
M.Com, UGC (NET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(I)
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Jyotisankar Mishra is currently working as an Assistant Professor (I) in School of Commerce & Economics, KIIT Deemed to be University. Before joining KIIT he has also worked as a Guest Faculty of Commerce in Rajdhani College, Bhubaneswar and Assistant Professor of Commerce in Sai International College of Commerce, Bhubaneswar. A Graduate from BJB College, Bhubaneswar with first class & distinction, he obtained his Master Degree from P. G. Department of Commerce, Utkal University. He also qualified UGC-NET in Commerce. A passionate teacher who believes in innovative and participative teaching-learning, Mishra keeps on experimenting in his classes with inter-disciplinary teaching. He has expertise in the fields Accounting, Finance, HRM and Organisation Theory & Behaviour. His research interest includes areas like behavioural & psychological aspects of Commerce & Management.

Visiting Faculties

Faculty Name Designation
PROF. RANJAN KUMAR BAL FORMER PROFESSOR, Head & Dean
UTKAL UNIVERSITY
PROF. H. VANKATSWARLU PROFESSOR & Director
OSMANIA UNIVERSITY
PROF. B.P. SINGH FORMER PROFESSOR , Head & Dean
PROF. TUSHAR KANT PANY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & HEAD
RAVENSHAW UNIVERSITY
DR. RABINDRA KUMAR  SWAIN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR UTKAL UNIVERSITY
DR. RAJENDRA P. SRIVASTAVA PROFESSOR OF EMINENCE
DR. S.S. KHANKA PROFESSOR OF EMINENCE
DR. ASHWIN W. JOSHI PROFESSOR OF EMINENCE