Professor Bibhuti Mahapatra
Head, IR & PM
The Dept. has a fully-furnished computer laboratory with audio-visual aids. AV aids are used during Seminars, conferences and special classes of the department.
The Department is planning to procure a good number of text books for the seminar library, besides the existing stock of reference books.
The Department makes use of computing facility including other social science software packages centrally provided by the university for students, researchers and teachers.
The Department has a full-fledged computer laboratory equipped with latest learning aids like interactive board, LCD Projector, Desktop Computers, Printers, photocopiers, scanners and high bandwidth internet connection to cater to the needs of the students and faculty members.
As per the course curriculum, the students in their third semester are sent for summer internship for a period of one month to different industrial establishments located both inside and outside the state of Odisha. During this period, the students are required to study the practices relating to different aspects of Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Organisational Behaviour, etc. After the completion of internship, the students are required to submit their project reports.
The Department organizes a study tour of the students during the 4th semester of every academic year. Under the leadership of the FWI and a Faculty member the student visit different industries. In consultation with the industry people, the study tour is planned in the industrial belts of the country. Such tours provide educative interactive sessions with the industry people and provides them practical inputs regarding the HR profession.
The recent study tour of the Department was organized in Aurangabad (Maharastra) and Hyderabad from 8-17 January, A team of 30 students and two faculty members accompanied the team to different industries in and around Aurangabad: The organizations visited at Aurangabad were: Skoda Ltd. (An Automobile Industry); Siemens Ltd. (an MNC The Engine Boggie Division), Greaves Cotton (An Manufacturing Establishment in the Engineering Industry), Endurance Technologies Ltd. (An Automotive Division, a sister concern of Bajaj Auto. Ltd.).
The industries visited in and around Hyderabad were: (1) Aradhana Foods Juices Ltd. (A unit of Pepsi Co. Ltd.) and Mylan Unit-7 (An MNC in the Pharmaecutical sector).