Inaugural Session

Inaugural Address by Chairman of the NITR Board

Dr. Santrupt Misra

Dr Santrupt Misra is CEO of Carbon Black Business and Director of the Group Human Resources of the Aditya Birla Group. He is also a Director on the Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Limited Board, the decision-making body of the US $40 billion Aditya Birla Group. He holds several key positions in many educational, professional bodies and Chambers of Commerce and Business. He was awarded a PhD in Management from Aston Business School in 1993, and his many plaudits from the business world include the Eisenhower Fellowship (conferred on him in 2000); 'Odisha Living Legend Award', conferred on him in 2012 for Excellence in Business Leadership; the Bharat Gaurav Award from Sanskriti Youth Organisation; and also the Global CEO award in India by the CEO Magazine 2014.

Keynote : Hon Shri Subroto Bagchi

Sri Subroto Bagchi is Chairman of Odisha Skill Development Authority from May 1, 2016 in the rank of a Cabinet Minister. Prior to this, he was Executive Chairman of Mindtree Ltd. , a company he co-founded in 1999.