Our Core Faculty



Prof. (Dr.) Brajabandhu Padhiari

B.Com, M.B.A, M.Com, M. Phil (Commerce), Ph.D. (Commerce)

Dr. Brajabandhu Padhiari has an illustrious career in both administration and academics. His experience with administration, national and global supplemented with teaching experiences spans over 36 years as former Registered College Teachers Co-Ope. Society, Internal Auditor and Co-coordinator of Odisha State Open University, Director of ICSI Study Centre, H. O. D of K.B.D.A.V, College, Nirakarpur. He was also the Zonal Secretary and Central Zone, All Odisha Commerce Association. His work has been widely recognized and awarded by various National & International Societies, Agencies and Academy. Because of his wide academic, administrative experience, he served in various committees in UGC, AOCA and other national agencies.



Deepti Patnaik

B.Com (Hons), PGDBM(Finance and Marketing), (Ph.D.)

Deepti Patnaik has completed her MBA from Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies, Vishakhapatnam. She was working in Deloitte before exploring teaching as a profession. She was working as an Assistant Professor in Finance for 8 years at Saraswat Institute of Management and Vigyan Institute of Technology & Management. Her teaching interest includes Financial Management, Financial Markets, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, & Derivative. She has participated in various seminars and conferences. She has coordinated many events in the institution level. She is currently pursuing her PhD in finance.


Mr. Alok Arun

IMBA, NCMP Level 5, NCIAP, (Ph.D.).

Mr. Alok Arun has completed Integrated MBA from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Odisha in 2019 with specialization in Finance & Financial Markets. He has achieved Level 5 certification from National Stock Exchange (NSE) as “NSE Academy Certified Market Professional (NCMP)” and “NSE Academy Certified Investment Analyst Pro Certification”. He has also several certifications from National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) such as “NISM-Series- VII: Securities operations and Risk Management” and “NISM-Series- X-B: Investment Advisor Module”. He has done certificate course in ‘Use of Python in Finance” and “Tally”. Currently he is pursuing Ph.D. in Finance.


Mrs. Itishree Behera

B.Com (Hons), MFC (Master of Finance and Control)

Mrs. Itishree Behera holds a master's degree in Finance and Control (MFC) from Kushagra Institute of Information and Management Science, Cuttack under Utkal University Affiliation. She has a wealth of experience in the banking industry, having worked for around 4 years with Axis Bank Ltd. and Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd. In the course of her work, she has obtained the "NISM-V-A Series" and "IRDA" certifications. She is a firm believer in the importance of constant learning and upgrading of skills. She is passionate about teaching and has a keen interest in Financial Management, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, and Portfolio Management.



Ms. Soma Mitra

B. Tech (E&TC), CCNA, MBA (HR & F) Utkal University, M.A. (English), (Ph.D)

Ms. Soma Mitra has completed her Masters in Business Administration (HR & F) and M.A (English) from Utkal University, Odisha. She has a rich experience of 7 years in Communicative English, Soft Skills and Life Skills. She is the former Employee at Wipro, Kolkata and Former Trainer at Central Tool Room and Training Center, Bhubaneswar as a Soft Skill Coach and Communicative English Faculty. She has several prizes in Debating at State Level. She has an Appreciation Certificate from Rotary Club as the Best Anchor during 2012. She has portrayed a sound proficiency in Management and English along with leadership abilities. She has passionate interest in the field of Communicative English, Soft Skills and Human Resource Development. She has actively sought career and professional enhancement courses in keeping with current environment needs. She has the tenacity to patiently work through an area of operation, for achieving prudential results.


Mr. Sukant Kumar Panda

BA (Economics), MBA (HR), (PhD.)

Mr. Sukant Panda is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the fields of Social Activity and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He has been actively involved in working with Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and has been imparting training to students both within and outside the organization. Mr. Panda's interest in teaching students about industry relations rules and regulations has earned him high praise from his colleagues and students. He has a knack for simplifying complex concepts and presenting them in an easy-to-understand manner. His training sessions are highly interactive and engaging, and he ensures that each student gets personalized attention.Over the years, Mr. Panda has participated in several academic seminars and workshops, where he has presented research papers on various topics related to his field. His contributions to the field of social activity and CSR have been widely recognized, and he has won several awards and accolades for his work.


Mr. Benudhar Biswal


Mr. Benudhar Biswal is a highly skilled professional with a passion for teaching and administrative work. He holds an MBA degree and has dedicated his career to the field of education.With his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Biswal has been instrumental in guiding and mentoring countless students. His teaching methodology is highly effective and he has an excellent rapport with his students, which makes the learning process much more enjoyable and rewarding.In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Biswal also serves as an administrative officer. He is known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to manage complex tasks with ease.



Mr. Pradeep Panda

B.Sc (Statistics), PGDBM

Mr. Pradeep Panda has over 29 years of experience across FMCD and Electrical Industry. An Expert of Execution Strategies from Sales and Distribution, Operations and P&L. He has Successfully handled SALES/MARKETING assignments of leading brands – INALSA, KENSTAR, BAJAJ & SPHEREHOT. His Extensive experience in Channel sales, sales management, research, design and implementation of marketing strategies to increase business volume and profitability & to launch new product categories in a highly competitive environment. He has also introduced and established various new innovative channel for Sales.


Mrs. Sroojani Mohanty

B.Tech (Information Technology) , MBA(Finance and Marketing), (PhD)

Mrs. Mohanty has close to 4 years of corporate experience in premier Companies like Vodafone and Swash Convergence Technologies. She has worked in the domain of Quality Management and Distribution Management. Her area of interest includes corporate finance, business valuation, financial engineering, financial market, merger and acquisition. She has participated in various seminars, conferences and workshops in finance, sustainable development, corporate restructuring and women empowerment.


Mr. Pradeep Kumar Baxla

BA, PGDM, NET, (Ph.D.)

Pradeep has graduated with honors in English from Loyola College, Chennai and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIMT, Bhubaneswar. He was awarded for Best Oratory, Debating and Creative writing by IIMT. After qualifying UGC-NET, he joined IIMT in 2019, as an Assistant Professor in Marketing. He has participated in International and National Seminars and FDPs conducted by AICTE and other reputed Institutions. He is well accepted and appreciated by students. Currently he is also pursuing PhD in Digital Marketing from Utkal University.


Mr. Duryodhan Ping

BBA, PGDCA, PGDM (Marketing and Finance)

Mr. Duryodhan Ping has done his Post Graduation Diploma in Management from Interscience Institute of Management & Technology, Bhubaneswar and Bachelor in Business Administrative from Academy of Management & Information Technology, Khordha. He has developed a special interest for himself in application of computer science and technology. Despite being a management graduate Mr. Ping holds a specified knowledge in Photo/videography, graphics design, live streaming, website blog posts and Networking etc pertaining to institutional requirements. Being a tech savvy he also has distinguished educational credentials. His area of interest includes Marketing Management, Digital Marketing and Computer Application.



Mr. Debashis Mishra

B.Tech, M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), MBA, (*PhD)
Scopus H index: 4, Google scholar H index: 4, i10-index: 2

Mr. Debashis Mishra has completed Master in Technology (Advanced Manufacturing Systems) from JNTU Hyderabad. He has a rich experience of 7 Years in teaching as an Assistant professor in Production Technology, Operation Management and Supply Chain Management from CMR Technical Campus, Hyderabad and BIITM, Bhubaneswar. He is currently pursuing PhD in National Institute of Technology, Patna. He has published and presented more than 16 research articles in various Scopus indexed journals and conferences. His areas of interest are Additive Manufacturing, Welding, Casting, Operation Research, Production and Operation Management and Marketing Management.


Mr. Rajesh Behera

B.Tech (Civil Engineering), PGP-FEM)

Mr. Rajesh Behera did his Post Graduate in Project Engineering and Management from National Institute of Construction Management and Research , Pune. In the year 2021. He has wide range of experience by doing internship from Government of Odisha and he also certification of Auto CAD and Staad Pro. He has been part of various academic projects and workshops.



Prof. (Dr.) Sushanta Kumar Panigrahi

B.Sc. MCA (IGNOU), MBA (NOU, Odisha), Ph.D. (FM University, Odisha)

He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering & Information Technology) on Artificial Intelligence & Soft Computing from Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, India in 2016 and supervised more than 25 Master Thesis in the area of Computational Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr.Panigrahi is well acclaimed for his stints in teaching at various institutions of state importance such as Revenshaw University, SailabalaWomens College, IMIT Cuttack, IGNOU, ABA, Balasore.etc. His academic career spans over more than one decade in which he has earned the reputation of an admirable teacher in areas of Optimization, Database Management, Soft-computing and Data Science. Dr.Panigrahi has published more than 38 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has attended and presented papers in a number of high-profile IEEE, Elsevier and Springer conferences. Dr.Panigrahi is also an active reviewer of a number of journals of IEEE, Elsevier, Inderscience and Springer in the discipline of Computer Science and Engineering.


Dr. Ashok Mohapatra

B. Tech, MBA, Ph.D

Dr. Ashok Mahapatra is an accomplished leader who has held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies in the USA and UK for 18 years. He holds an MBA from Rutgers University and a B.Tech from NIT Rourkela in Computer Science. He is a member of the National Scholastic Honorary Society Beta-Gamma-Sigma of the USA. He has made significant contributions in Logistics Management Processes, Business Intelligence, and Optimization strategies for Fortune 100 Health Care, Manufacturing, and Logistics Companies. He has also been involved in the development of effective IT systems architecture for companies such as AT&T, United Health, ICICI Infotech, and Fujitsu. In the field of education and research, he believes in holistic grooming of students and nurturing research and innovations at an early stage of life.


Er. Pragyan Nanda

B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering), M.Tech, (Ph.D.)

Mrs. Pragyan Nanda has received her Master’s in Technology from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, and B.tech from Jagannath Institute of Engineering and Technology,Orissa in Computer Science. She is currently pursuing her PhD. in SOA University. Mrs. Pragyan Nanda has served as Lecturer in Mahavir Institute Of Engineering Technology , Bhubaneswar and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai. She has contributed to enormous renowned publications in the field of Computing and Optimization, Intelligent Nature-Inspired Computing, Communications and Sensor Network, etc.


Prof. Dhananjaya Sarangi

MCA, (NIT, Rourkela

Dhananjaya Sarangi has received his MCA degree from NIT , Rourkela in 1989. He is having 30 years of rich experience as Head of IT in various reputed MNCs both in India & abroad. Professor Sarangi was Head of IT of Hindalco Industries, a Aditya Birla Group company located at Hirakud , Odisha for both its Smelter & Power plant and then relocated to Malaysia as Head of IT for its Palm Oil Edible Oil and Oleo Chemical division. Subsequently professor Sarangi moved to Singapore as Head of Business Information System of Palm Oil Business of RGE Pte Ltd Singapore. Professor Sarangi has vast experience mainly focused on IT Strategy, IT Project Management, IT Planning & Governance, IT Infrastructure Management, Business Transformation, Change Management, People Management, IT Policy & Security, Vendor Management, ERP implementation etc.. He has undergone various training& seminars from reputed institute like NTU-Singapore, IIM-Kolkata, NITIE-Mumbai, Human Synergistic International- Bangalore, Nityo Infotech-Singapore.Currently Professor Sarangi is continuing his PhD from Birla Global University (BGU), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Professor Sarangi has travelled various countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China , Hong Kong , Vietnam & Australia. His area of interest is Management Information System and Data Science.


Mr. Kamalakanta Swain


Mr. Kamalakanta Swain has 5 years of teaching experience in IIMT. Accomplished educator with demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct students in the areas of Computer Science and Management while maintaining high interest and achievement. Graduated from Utkal University, MCA from Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, and Odisha, India. He is highly energetic and enthusiastic individual specialized in ERP, Tally Solution, Computer Architecture, Compiler Design, Microprocessor, C and C++, ORACLE, JAVA Programming and dedicated to provide best in class education. Self-motivated, profound technical knowledge, strong planning, organizational and leadership skills and trilled to associated with IIMT for more than 5 years.



Saurabh Sudhir

B.Tech. (MNIT Jaipur), MBA (University of Adelaide)

After graduating in Mechanical Engineering from MNIT Jaipur in 2006, he joined Hero Motors.He worked at their green field project at Haridwar where he was responsible right from commissioning of machines to recruitmentfor his unit. During his employment with Hero Motors, he completed Management Development Programme (MDP) from IIM, Ahmedabad in 2007. After a brief stint with a startup of Bhopal in 2008, he didMBA from the University of Adelaide in 2010. He is a serial entrepreneur, with fair share of success and failure in the past 10 years of his entrepreneurship journey. And he is passionate about turning ideas into profitable and scalable business models.