Bhubaneswar: The second International Conclave of Kushagra Institite of Information and Management Science (KIIMS) titled “Kushagra International Conclave-2011” was organised at IDCOL Auditorium on 3rd December and will continue upto 4 th December 2011.

The topic for this august Conclave was “Strategic Resource Management” where in the Conclave approached the International movement towards bridging down the gap between industry and academia with insight of development in the emerging spheres of strategic, corporate governance, strategic innovative management, strategic financial management and strategic environmental management.

The Conclave was inaugurated by Sj. Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Hon’ble Minister Energy.

Mr. Nayak in his inaugural speech dealt with the topic of energy management and called upon the delegates, scholars, researchers present over the Conclave to put endeavor to devise methods for effective management of energy. He expressed his deepest stratification for the pursuit of KIIMS to have organised such an International convention.

Prof. (Dr.) P.K Sahoo, Vice Chancellor Utkal University graced the occasion and advised the students, scholars and delegates to take the management studies seriously as the area is growing day by day. So one should contribute more for its rapid development.

Prof. Sahadev Sahoo, former Chief Secretary of Odisha and former Vice Chancellor of OUAT, a versatile literary figure of Odisha, who is keenly associated with KIIMS, threw light on the emerging area of management and appreciated the release of International Journal, which is second of its kind in the State.

The International Journal will be available all over the world in the library so that scholars of the world and most probably scholars of Odisha will get scope for contributing to it.

Amongst others this program was attended by Prof. Kesab Raj Joshi of Tribhuban University, Nepal, Prof. S. Moharana, Dept. of Commerce, Utkal University, Prof. Amal Bhusan Nag, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, Rtn. J.B. Padhi, Prof. Baral, Director of KIIMS, Dr. Arun Kumar Rath, Principal KBR College and Dr. Shradhananda Sahoo.