Ashok Kumar Panda

Ashok Kumar Panda

 Professor & Director (S.C. & C.)

In The Sphere Of: Material-Supply Chain Management & Human Resource Management

Qualification: MBA, PGDMM, PGDPM, DLM&IC, AMIST, M.A



Ashok Kumar Panda has an extensive experience of 45 years of service to his credit that includes 15 years in logistics management and inventory control domain in INDIAN AIR FORCE, Ministry of Defense, Govt. Of India. To his credit, he is MA, Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management, Personnel Management, and Marketing Management, besides MBA. He is Awarded Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h.c.) by Global Human Rights Trust, in Accreditations & Affiliation with AIU University, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, NITI Ayog & Ministry of Culture. He assimilated multifaceted skills in the journey of his career. He joined KIIT University as Chief Material Management and served in different positions for a decade. He too looked after various assignments: Training & Development, Hospital Compliances, Program Head in Skills Development. He also worked as Head Human Resource Management in Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. During peak wave of COVID-19, he managed Human Resources with a Stategic forecast, keeping epidemiological trend in mind.



  • Master in Arts (MA)(Political Science)
  • Master in Business Administration(MBA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management(PGDMM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management(PGD Matl Management)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management (PGDPM)
  • Course in Industrial Security & administration
  • Diploma in Industrial Security Administration (DIS&Admn)
  • Associate Member of Industrial Security Training ( AMIST)
  • Diploma in Logistics Management & Inventory Control ( DLM&IC) Ministry of Defence Indian Air Force (IAF), Govt. of India

Research Interest

  • Employee Engagement & productivity
  • Employee retention & development
  • Organizational governance
  • Employee training & organizational culture
  • Supply chain management as an integrated system


  • Conferred with Honorary Doctorate Award by Iconic Peace Award Council in Co-Operation with Niti Aayog and United Nations, Department of Economic & Social Affairs, 2023
  • Certificate for lifetime membership by IPAC, in Co-Operation with Niti Aayog & United Nations, Department of Economic & Social Affairs, Registration No- 566
  • Conferred with Honorary Doctorate Award: Magic & Art University, Faridabad, Haryana, 2023
  • Odisha Icon Award: World Charity Welfare Foundation (In Affiliation with MoSD & E, MoH & FW, & MSME, Govt. of India), 2023
  • International Excellence Award: Kitescraft Productions LLP (In affiliation with MSME, Govt. of India)
  • National Pride Award: Socially Point Foundation (Approved by NITI Ayoga, Govt. of India & Ministry of MSME), 2023
  • Indian Icon Award: GYAN-UDAY Foundation (Approved by NITI Ayoga, & Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India), 2023
  • Conferred with Honorary Doctorate Award: Global Human Rights Trusts (in affiliation with Asian International University, Ministry of Corporate affairs & NITI Ayoga, Govt. of India, 2022

Teaching Interest

  • Human Resource Management system
  • Employees counseling and grievance redressal
  • Employee training & development
  • Human Resource information system
  • Customer relationship management
  • Soft skills in health care system

Training & Consultancy

  • Imparted industry relevant training comprising of technical, non-technical & paramedics discipline in compliance with the norms of Ministry of Skill Development Govt. of India “Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana-(DDU-GKY)”.
  • Training under public health & Health Sector Reforms for Senior Medical officers of India and its union territories on subject like MATERIALS MANAGEMENT & EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT & ISO Certification of Hospitals etc.