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Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik praised IIM Sambalpur for its rapid growth

Sambalpur:16/4/18:At 2nd Annual Convocation of IIM Sambalpur, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik praised IIM Sambalpur for its rapid growth and efforts to position itself as a Centre of Excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship. Highlights from his address at the event:

• Students must try to build upon their potential by converting innovative ideas into sustainable business models, in order to create socio economic value for our country and society.


• IIM Sambalpur should take lead in developing the Centres of Excellence for startups and Incubators which will go a long way in fostering community’s entrepreneurial climate by means of business creation and retention, technology commercialization and creating jobs and wealth.
• Government of Odisha is willing to partner with IIM Sambalpur in its journey of inclusive growth
• IIM Sambalpur should become an active participant, a knowledge partner and a think tank for planning, strategizing and reinforcing Government schemes for social development
• As some of the best minds in the country, you have to show to the World that India is the best.

He urged students to not only become able managers but also as social entrepreneurs who will work to change the world in to a better place and wished all graduating students a bright career and fulfilling life ahead.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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