Report by Nishapati Nayak, Koraput: Central University of Orissa organized its 1st Induction programme for the freshers here on today. Prof. Sachidanand Mohanty, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor address the programme as the Chief Guest. Prof. K.C Raut, Dean-Academics, Prof. Bhabani Prasad Rath, OSD, Admin. Examination and Students Affairs, Dr. Sharat Ku. Palita, Dean, SBCNR and Dr. Kapila Khemnudu along with all Head of the Departments and Wardens of the hostels were present at the programme.
Prof. Mohanty welcomed the students and congratulates them for getting selected through a rigorous process of selection of the University. He advised them to use their precious time for building their career and future. He said “The Central University of Orissa is the only University which has the best students of the Odisha and the catchment area. University is a place for mutual understanding and dialogue, together this family can move to success”. He also said “We are trying to create an ideal world here itself and students are the most important stake holder of it. University is for students, faculty and educationist”. Prof. Mohanty expressed his confidence that increasingly Central University of Orissa will be the choose destination for the students in the region. Indeed it is already becoming the hub of higher education as it would be notice by the large number of applicants in the entrance examination. He advised the students and said to do whatever they want but be the best in that. He welcomed the students by saying welcome to the Koraput- Switzerland of the East.
Prof. K.C Raut, Dean-Academics delivered the welcome address. In his welcome address he advised the freshers students to choose friends, mentors and supporters very carefully as it will impact their future. Prof. Bhabani Prasad Rath, OSD, Admin. Examination and Students affairs address the gathering and explained about the examination pattern of the University. He said “Luck is a situation when the hard work meets the opportunity and it’s the hard work and preparation which brought the students to the CUO”. Dr. Sarat Kumar Palita, Dean, SBCNR address the freshers students and welcomed them in to the University. He briefed the fershers students about the upcoming NAAC visit to the University.
Dr. Kapila Khemundu, Chief Warden of the hostel gave vote of thanks and Sushree. Mercy Mousumi Takri, student councilor compeered the programme. The programme was organized by Dr. Phagunath Bhoi, Public Relations Officer. Freshers students, HoD, (I/c) and staff of the University were present at a large.