Sharmila Subramanian,Ph.D.
Professor & Principal


In The Sphere Of: HR and Communication

Qualification: Ph.D. (English), Utkal University & Ph.D. (Management)

Email: principal@asthaeducation.in

Phone: 06742474138

She has completed her Ph.D. in Management from Himalayan University and Ph.D. in English from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. Her areas of research was use of English language in interpersonal communication in corporate sectors in Odisha. She is a certified psychometric assessor form TVRLS, negotiation skills from Michigan University, USA and also been certified by IIM, Bangalore for leadership and Business communication. A corporate trainer to many organizations  to her credit, she is also in the Academic  Board of Biju Patnaik University. She also owns the responsibilities as a member in the Recruitment and Selection Board of UCO Bank. Her research area primarily lies in Business Communication and in various areas of Human Resource Management. She creates purpose and direction and has excellency in better interpretation of topics and methods. Being always consistent with the learning objectives she is full of creativity and acclaimed by students for caring disposition, being a passionate Professor. She focuses on the development and application of various pedagogy tools to make students enriched in multi dimensions. Her initiative to catalyse innovation and excellence is praise worthy. She has enormous reputed publications to her credit. She is a recipient of numbers of distinction in teaching and learning.

Ashok Kumar Panda


Director (Statutory Compliance & Communication) 


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

Qualification: MBA, PGDMM, PGDPM, M.A

Email: directorscc@asthaeducation.in

He is an MBA along with Post Graduate Diploma in Materials management, Personnel Management, Marketing Management & M.A. 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 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 Defence, Govt. of India. He assimilated multifaceted skills in the journey of his career. He served in different positions for a decade in KIIT University i.e Chief Material and Head Human Resource Management. He teaches Human Resource Management, Strategy and Operation management. He has strong written and oral communication ability. He is a good coach and motivator. In his subjects of interest i.e. Supplying Chain Management, Patient care in a health system & Operation Management, MIS, Human Resource Management and HRD, Employee learning and development, Employee Engagement etc. His emphasis always remains alive for skills improvement, re-skilling & up-skilling, is a must phenomenon for all, whether student or employees. He has co-authors in various books and been associated in various committees. His astute analysis of situations ensures fairness in the classroom.

Jinasis Mohanty

Assistant Professor

Dean (Training & Placement)


In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing) BGU, Odisha, MBA (Marketing)

Email: jinasis@asthaeducation.in

He has got 20 years of experience both in corporate and academics. He has done his MBA (Marketing) from Kalyani University. He teaches subjects like Marketing Management, Retail Marketing, Corporate Strategy, and Managerial Economics. His research interest lies in Services Marketing. He has served corporate houses like Reliance Capital, ICICI Securities, Max Life, Allen Laboratories, Haldia Petrochemicals & Jaisal Polyplast and institution like Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Bhubaneswar. He is an amazing teacher and his energetic approach to teaching and learning invigorates the students. A natural born educator has great compassion and patience. Always ready with great hands-on- lessons , prepare the students by inspiring them with their inner confidence.

Manoranjan Nayak

Assistant Professor

Dean (Academic Affairs)


In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing) F.M. University, Odisha, MBA (Marketing & Finance)

Email: mnayak@asthaeducation.in

He has around 14 years of teaching experience in the domain of Marketing. His interests area of teaching are operational research, Business research, quantitative technologies, Service Marketing, B2B Marketing. He attended many International and national conference, Workshop and symposium. He acts as Resource person on “Research Methodology” in Seminar and conferences. His area of research is Service marketing.He has excellent computing skills.He emphasises students to feel freedom to imagine and trust. He is very organized and patient in his style of working.He owns excellent report preparing besides planning for statements and documentation.An expert in academic report preparation and submission , he is consistently taking care of the institutional documents department. His stead fast diligence to teaching , having approachable  and personal demeanour is remarkable.

Sthitipragyan Biswal,Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Ravenshaw University), MBA (Finance & Marketing)

Email: sthiti@asthaeducation.in

She has completed her Ph.D. in Management, Department of commerce and Management and has 11 years of teaching and research experience in the area of Finance. She has submitted the thesis title, “Existence of Herding Behaviour in the Indian Stock Market: A Special reference to NSE” at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. Her research and teaching interests are Behavioural finance, Security-Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Derivative, Financial Market and services and Financial conclusion. Her research works have been published in different UGC care listed journals. She has presented around 15 research paper in different National and International conference.One of her research paper titled, “Banking innovation: A case study on State Bank of India” is adjudged as best paper at National Conclave, KIIT University. She believes that the academic finance profession has the potential to be uniquely purposeful due to four characteristics—the freedom to take risks and work on what we’re passionate about, the loyalty to our profession rather than just our institution, the collaborative nature of the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and the magnitude of our potential impact. However, what the profession currently values, and its current social norms, are significant barriers to the fulfilment of this potential. She is very a passionate professor and very supportive.

Bishnu Prasad Kar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (CGU, Odisha), M.Com., MBA (Finance & Banking), ICWA (Inter), LLB, UGC NET (Commerce)

Email: bpkar@asthaeducation.in

He has completed his Ph.D. in Management from CV Raman Global University. He is an M.Com and an MBA in Finance. He has also cleared ICWA (Inter) and a graduate of Law. An epitome of knowledge, humanity, patience, perseverance and passion, who is adept in classroom management skills, is a G.D. trainer & mentor. He is a UGC NET Qualifier in Commerce. Currently he is pursuing his PhD. in Management from C.V. Raman Global University Bhubaneswar.
Prof. Kar has an unblemished track record of nearly 14 years of hands on experience in different B-School & 6 years of experience in various corporate across Odisha. To his credit he has published no. of articles from the domain of Finance and General Management in various Journals & Edited Books of National and International repute besides presented no. of papers at different National & International Seminars. He beliefs that the first unique dimension is the freedom to work on whatever topic we’re passionate about. Ours is a profession of hard knocks, with multiple rejections and harsh discussions, but if we’re working on what truly excites us, we’re willing to pick ourselves up and persevere. It also means that the years invested in a paper were well spent, even if you’re disappointed by the eventual publication outcome. We also have the freedom to work on open, unexplored questions, even combining insights and methodologies from outside of finance. He is an amazing teacher who is committed and passionate about student’s overall growth.

Shahnawaz Ali, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Ravenshaw University), M.Com., PGDIB

Email: shahnawazali@asthaeducation.in

He had his M.Com from IGNOU, New Delhi and earned PhD from Ravenshaw University , Cuttack. To his credit he has also completed Post Graduate Diploma in  International Business from IGNOU, New Delhi. He has worked in Villa College, Maldives in Partner Institute of University of West of England ( UWE Bristol, UK) where  he developed action strategy  for department  in consultation  with Associate Dean and lead the department on academic matter and promote continuous development. Very effectively, he involved himself in compliances to institutional  strategies in the process of teaching & learning. He too was involved in identifying  key cost drivers and interdependencies for effective budget allocation. He also worked in Catholic University in Erbil, Kurdistan Region- Iraq, where  his prime responsibilities were  for financial planning and forecasting. He also ensured that health, safety and environmental practices in the concerned department. He has 12 years of teaching experience and 7 years of experience in international corporates. He also worked as a senior Faculty & Head of Department  ( Business), Rustomjee Academy, Mumbai. He has corporate experience to his credit  where he worked in private Bank i.e Gulf Bank, RAK Bank, and JM financials as a Senior Sales Officer  and Client Relationship Manager. The most other potentialities  he has is his effectiveness teaching includes an engaging classroom presences and value in real-world learning. Allocates scary assignments  for students to get through hurdles in the corporates.

Priti Rachayeeta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (KIIT University), MBA (Finance & Marketing)

Email: pritirachayeeta@asthaeducation.in

She has completed her MBA from KIIT University having Finance & Marketing as her specialization. She has her Ph.D. from, KIIT University too. She too. She is a Bachelor in Law ( L.L.B.) from Capital Law College, Utkal University besides  Bachelor in Commerce, honours with distinction. She has worked as a Senior Lecturer in CDUT Sino-British Collaborative Education, Chengdu University of Technology, Chengdu City, Sichuan, China. Where she taught Management Accounting, Role of Emerging Economies in International Business, Law of Managers and Performance Management. She too has gained experience of teaching to BBA & MBA students of KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar. She has taught International Business, Management concepts and Accounting, Financial and Money Markets, Direct Taxation & Indirect Taxation besides Banking & Insurance. She has also 2 years of corporate experience in GENPACT, New Delhi as a Process Associate & Subject Matter Expert (SME). She is a first learner, global life philosophy and has spiritual strength and believes in God tuned mind. It is which transcending gratitude from students , that she inspires them with wisdom and compassion.


Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Pursuing), Utkal University, MFC, CMA (Intermediate), UGC-NET (Management)

Email: shatarupa@asthaeducation.in

She has a Masters in the domain of Finance & Control from Utkal University and has completed her CMA (Intermediate) from ICMAI. Alongside, she is continuing her PhD in Management from Utkal University and also pursuing her CMA (Final). She has cleared UGC-NET (Management) in her first attempt. She has more than 7 years of professional experience in the field of teaching PG, UG and students from professional courses. Her fields of interest include Corporate Restructuring, Behavioural Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Derivatives, Financial Markets and Services and Strategic Management. She has been conducting seminars and webinars of SEBI and NSE in different institutions of Odisha. She has attended Faculty Development Programmes, Conferences and Workshops on National level. Apart from the arena of academics, she has organised numerous cultural and social events. Alongside, she is a voracious reader, a hungry learner, an incredible host and musically inclined. She embodies a cheerful aura and maintains a friendly demeanour. She takes to teaching more as an interactive and learning experience rather than a chore to be delivered.

Satyanath Mohapatra

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Pursuing), BPUT, MBA & PGDM

Email: satyanath@asthaeducation.in

He is MBA from BPUT, Odisha & PGDM Alongside, He is continuing his Ph.D. at Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha. He has worked as a finance & account subject matter expert in CHEGG. He too has corporate experience having worked with KSEERA Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, where he looked after finance forecasting and presenting sales & business trends while imparting training to the marketing staff. Having a domain in finance his teaching subject i.e. financial accounting, corporate restructuring and financial engineering, quantitative techniques and operational research etc. He also has keen interest in teaching Financial and Cost Accounting, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Banking and Insurance, Corporate Restructuring, and Operations Management, fostering practical knowledge and expertise in students. He started his academic career in 2014 & has experience in teaching both UG & PG students. He has been conducting seminars and webinars during his incumbency in different institute and has attended many faculty development programs besides taking keen interest in participating different seminars, conferences, webinars, & symposia. He loves to sincerely exhibit potential ability & calibre in whichever institute he works. He believes in his skills & works in any verticals with perseverance and integrity. He is very student loving & initiates keen interest for arranging & conducting various events to enhance students’ professionalism.

Priyanka Jena

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D (Pursuing), KIIT University,M.Com (Finance & Control) from BJB Autonomous college, BBSR

Email: priyankajena@asthaeducation.in

She possess a Master’s Degree in Finance. She has been topper at Pre-University level for her exceptional performance. Additionally, she has achieved a first-class distinction in her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree as well. Due to her keen interest in Finance & Control, She has undergone in an internship program at NALCO, BBSR on “Ration Analysis ” for examining the financial performance of NALCO, BBSR (HQ). She worked as an Assistant Professor in SVCSM, BBSR, Ganesh Institute of Management Studies, and Gandhi Institute for Education and Technology (GIET). She is passionate and dedicated towards teaching, which brings a dynamic and engaging approach to the classroom. She fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning environment, where students are encouraged to explore, question and grow. Committed to continuous professional development, she actively participates in variety of workshops, FDP’s and Seminars. She firmly believes that a commitment to lifelong learning is fundamental to fostering a vibrant and intellectually stimulating educational environment.

Ananya Swain

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Economics and Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Pursuing), KIIT University, MA (Economics)

Email: ananyaswain@asthaeducation.in

With a strong academic foundation in Economics, having completed both her graduation and post-graduation from Ravenshaw University, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the academic arena. She has enriched the intellectual minds of B.Tech students at KIIT University through her dynamic teaching approach, which seamlessly blends theoretical constructs with practical application. Her pedagogical philosophy revolves around designing immersive courses that captivate and engage, effectively narrowing the divide between textbook economics and real-world dynamics. She excels in utilizing tangible examples to empower students to master case study analyses and apply pragmatic solutions systematically. Her exceptional communication skills have not only made her a standout faculty but have also fostered an environment of clarity and enthusiasm among her students.Her interpersonal skills and collaborative spirit have made her a valued colleague in academic circles and an inspirational figure for students. Recently, she has made notable contributions as a Research Assistant on an ICSSR-funded project. Presently she is doing her Ph.D. in Economics under KIIT University.

Subhasmita Nayak

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Finance

Qualification: Ph.D. (Pursuing), Birla Global University, Odisha, M.Com

Email: subhasmita@asthaeducation.in

She is a master of commerce from Shri Shikshayatan college, Kolkata, West Bengal, after completing B.Com from DAV School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar. As in the teaching profession her interests are deeply rooted in her passion for imparting knowledge and fostering a comprehensive understanding of finance among the students. Creating dynamic and engaging courses that to bridge the gap between the theory and practices is also her passion. She likes to incorporate real world examples and get students well versed in solving different case studies and applying hands on knowledge in a systematic manner. She believes that students should be primarily have analytical and critical thinking skills that would make them to  navigate in the complexities of financial market by changing, whether they would like  to be investment analyst, financial manager or entrepreneur. Keeping her updated and abreast of the industry happenings, developments & emerging trend with a sole aim of making teaching most relevant and impactful. It is also her passion to design customized training program, that to address the unique challenges and opportunities in the world of finance. She is committed to provide actionable insights and practical solutions in her approach. She is presently pursuing her Ph.D. in Birla Global University, Odisha.

Prafulla Kumar Padhi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D. (Sri Sri University),  MBA, M.Com
Email: pkpadhi@asthaeducation.in

He has completed his Ph.D in Management from Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India and basic educated in B,Com, M.Com and SMIT- IIT- KGP.  He has participated in 32 seminars and conferences, and presented research papers. The 21 research publications entitle of WoS, Scopus, ABDC, UGC-Care and UGC referred Journals. There are two books in the field of management, contributed by him to the management education. His key areas of research and consulting are CSR, Business Model and Social Science. The area of teaching scopes to Marketing Management, whereas the real time business projects, business promotion and Ads content creation are the base of teaching and learning pedagogy. He has more than 12 years of teaching experience in different B-Schools in India and 10 years of marketing experience in different corporate such as BPL Mobile, AIRTEL, ICICI Bank, Reliance Life and CIPLA. Sales Team Management, Management of Distribution Channels and personal selling are the strength of his knowledge basket.

Kaliprasad Satpathy

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: MA (Economics), MBA (Marketing and Finance), UGC NET(Economics)

Email: kaliprasad@asthaeducation.in

He is an MA in Economics and MBA (MARKETING & FINANCE). He has qualified UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) in Economics. He is extremely fond of students and loves to interact with them in and outside classes. When it comes to teaching he firmly believes ‘’fun’’ and “humour’’ are the essential elements. He makes it a point to cite real life examples to connect better with the students. He tries to come down to the level of students while engaging classes to make it more relatable to students. His research interests are in the field of Managerial Economics, Environmental Economics and Marketing. He is the recipient of ‘’Best Faculty” awards in the previous organizations he had served. Along with twelve years of teaching experience, he has around five years of corporate experience in the field of Sales and marketing, which he believes complements very well to his classroom pedagogy.

Dibya Omm Mohanty

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing), Birla Global University, Odisha, PGDM

Email: dibyaomm@asthaeducation.in

He has completed PGDM from Institute of Integrate Learning in Management Noida, UP, After completion of BBA from Birla Institute of Management Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Obtaining various certification from different eminent institutions is his hobby. To his credit he has various certification courses on digital marketing, artificial learning & entrepreneurship from Lapland University of Applied Science, Finland. Under SWAYAM, India he has certifications on family resource management, special services of marketing & new product development. He has also learnt different analytical tools such i.e. Tableau, Power BI & SPSS. He has a strong belief of contribution, well rounded professional and expertise in the field of Marketing. He has a pass on for inspiring students in the domain of marketing and to create and emerging learning experience which includes fundamental marketing principles to integrate real world insights and industry train. He desires to lay a strong and ethical foundation in aspiring students. He is committed to stay updated with the emerging technologies and pedagogical innovation. Presently he is pursuing his Ph.D. under Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Manoj Kumar Behera

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing), BPUT, Odisha, MBA, M.Com

Email: manojbehera@asthaeducation.in

He is MBA in Marketing & HR from Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Having completed in his M.Com from Utkal University, he obtained certification program on “Data analysis using SPSS and AMOS” conducted by ASBM University, Bhubaneswar. He too has certain training program on “NBA accreditation issues” organized by NITTTR, Kolkata. To his credit he was a part of ATAL Online Elementary FDP on “ Advance and innovative approaches in management education” at IILM University. He has also worked in corporates in the scope of marketing, digital marketing and accounts executive in Dream Group of Institution, AUROIN and Muthoot Finance Limited. He has more than 5 years of experience in both academics & corporate. In his academic journey he worked as Assistant Professor Marketing in Krupajal Group of Institution, Capital Group of Institution and Global Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. He is passionate in teaching marketing and mentoring students. Delivering an engaging and impactful session is his habit. He has proficient knowledge in digital marketing and data analytics besides brand strategy. He is very discipline and great sense of time management. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in Management under BPUT, Odisha.

Debaraj Behera

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing), Utkal University, MBA (Marketing)

Email: debaraj@asthaeducation.in

He has completed M.Phil. in Management from Ravenshaw University.  He is a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Fakir Mohan University, Balesore, Odisha. He is also a Master of Commerce (M.Com.) from Odisha State Open University. He too have completed his MA in Economics from Utkal University, Odisha. To his credit he too has done MA in Public Administration from Odisha State Open University. He is a very dedicated teacher who focuses on the development of student with a passion for their complete transformation. He has completed his LLB from Utkal University, Odisha.

Praveen Kumar

Assistant Professor 

In The Sphere Of: Marketing

Qualification: Ph.D. (Pursuing), T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bihar, MBA (Marketing)

Email: praveenkumar@asthaeducation.in

He is a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Siddhartha Institute of Management Studies , Tumkur, Bangalore, Karnataka. He is also a Master of Arts M.A.) in English from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. He too have completed his B. ED.  From Jiwaji University,  Gwalior. To his credit he too has done SAP in Sales and Distribution and a computer diploma from NIIT, and International Marketing. He is a dedicated teacher who combines a focus  on student achievement  with a passion for scholarly works. He worked in Cambridge Institute of Technology , Ranchi as Asst. Professor, where he taught International Marketing , Business Law and Brand Management. He too have experience in corporate sector for 10 years i.e. he worked as Asst, Manager in Toyota, New Delhi, Team Leader in TATA Motors, Bangalore. Besides that he has also worked in Pharmaceutical Industries  as a Territory Manager in Sanzdoz, a division of Novartis India Ltd, and as a Business Development Executive  in Panacea Biotec Ltd. He truly cares for the students passion and set goals adequately.

Jyoti Ranjan Mohanty, Ph.D.


In The Sphere Of: Human Resources

Qualification: Ph.D. (Berhampur University), MBA(HR), LLB,  PGDM in IR&PM, PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication, Master in Tourism Management

Email: jrmohanty@asthaeducation.in

He is an MBA from MG University, Shillong and a Master in Tourism Management from IGNOU besides PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication. He is also an M. A in Economics from Ravenshaw College, M.Phil in Economics and also  a Bachelor of Laws, from Utkal University. Professor Mohanty is also a PhD degree holder from Berhampur University, Odisha. He worked as an Associate Professor- HR & Humanities in Center for Management Studies, Odisha Engineering College and served   as a Professor & Dean, School of Business, ASBM University. As a Professor in Human Resources Management he served in Biju Patnaik Institute of IT and Management Studies (BIITM), Bhubaneswar before joining ASTHA S.M. During this long career spanning around 38 years, he worked for 22 years as an Economic Planner in the State Planning Machinery of the Planning & Coordination Department, Govt. of Odisha that involved assignments like: Economic Plan Formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects, programmes at the State and Sub-State levels. He also worked for 8 years in the Distinct Planning & Development Unit, Ganjam and apart from preparing local area development plans he was also engaged in preparation of specific target oriented Micro Plans for the development of Block, Village & Tribal pockets in ITDA and Non ITDA areas. Prof. Mohanty has served as a Technical Consultant to Industrial Management Consultant of Odisha, an NGO which undertakes socioeconomic surveys, Health Sector NRHM planning, Total Literacy Campaign (TLC) under National Literacy Mission (NLM).   He has experience in impacting training Government functionaries on decentralized planning, conducting evaluation studies of plan projects. Having a fascination for research, his participation in National and international seminars and publications adds substantial value to his profile.

Anindita Das,Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Human Resources

Qualification: Ph.D., Sambalpur University, M.Phil,  MBA (HR), BBA

Email:  aninditadas@asthaeducation.in

She has completed her Ph.D. in Management from Sambalpur University. She has submitted her Ph.D thesis entitled on “Organizational Culture and Employee Job Satisfaction: A comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Banks with special reference to Odisha”. Her areas of research are on organizational culture, employee job satisfaction, use of digital transformation and artificial intelligence in Human Resource Management. She has around 12 years of teaching experience in the domain of HRM. Her interest area of teaching are Human Resource Management, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefit Management and Principles and Practices of Management etc. She has attended many International and national conference, Workshop and symposium. She has co-ordinated in many national and international conferences. she has also published many articles in UGC Care, Scopus and ABDC category.

Subhamitra Nayak

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Human Resources

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing), BPUT, MBA (HR)

Email: subhamitra@asthaeducation.in

She has completed a professional certificate program in HR Management & Analytics from IIM, Kozhikode, & accomplished many NPTEL certification courses like Advances in Strategic Human Resources Management & IEEE conference paper publication, SCOPUS Indexed Publication & UGC Care Journal Papers to her credit. She has also completed her Master in Business Administration having specialization in Human Resources Management from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. She secured Rank Second in BPUT PhD Entrance Exam in 2015, Rank Second in Political Science Intermediate Level, Rank Second in English Degree Level. Having started her career as a guest faculty she worked as an Asst. Professor in Institute of Technology and Management, Berhampur, Aryan School of Management and Ganesh Institute of Management studies, Bhubaneswar. She has insights into Business Analytics and HR Analytics. She has 8 years of teaching experiences. As an expert in her field, in HR has a deep understanding of the principles, theories, and best practices related to human resources management. She teaches courses that cover topics such as business analytics, HR Analytics, recruitment, selection, employee training and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, OB, Manpower planning Performance Management, and strategic HRM etc. She possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. She loves to inspire and engage students, as well as collaborate with colleagues in the academic community and industry professionals. She is a good event organizer. Some of her strengths are a good communicator, observant leadership qualities, positive attitude and professional commitment. She has hobbies i.e. dancing, singing hosting and writing poems. Her patience and understanding are unsurpassed. She is par in exhibiting proactiveness and resilience amidst varied turbulent circumstances. She feels life is an inexorable institution for ever expedition.

MD. Asif Khan

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Human Resources

Qualification: Ph.D.(Pursuing), Sri Sri University, Cuttack, MBA (HR)

Email: kasif@asthaeducation.in

Mr. MD. ASIF KHAN has undergone MBA in ASTHA School of Management. He has 2 years experience in Multi Level Marketing (MLM). He also has experience in Event Management as a event manager in PURI BEACH CARNIVAL (India’s 2nd Biggest Beach Carnival) for consecutively 2 year 2017 & 2018, and also worked as a Event coordinator for the event of PRESIDENT of INDIA at Puri. Then he joined Just Dial ltd. as Certified Internet Consultant (CIC) at Bangalore.

Then he finally finds his strength in teaching and finally decides to join academics industry and handles paper like Manpower Planning, Entrepreneurship Development, Managing Digital Innovation & Transformation, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management & Compensation Management which sets the essential forces and function towards his work.

Dipan Kumar Jena

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: General Management

Qualification: MBA (Marketing) & MSW

Email: dipan@asthaeducation.in

Dipan Kumar Jena is an affable person who loves to solve problems in a creative way. He has done MBA from Himalayan Garhwal University, Uttarakhand. He has done his MSW from BJB Autonomous college. He has undertaken many project works like Household schedule in Slums, Status of Female Education among the Santhal Tribe etc. He likes teaching subjects like principles of Management, Organizational Behavior etc. He spearheads many events of the institute by the virtue of his flowless administrative competencies. He involves in shifting & sharing values, norms & behaviour. He boost confidence by learning about experience of others. He creates a continuous learning environment & involves himself in shifting shared values, norms & attitudes.  He has demonstrated abilities to be consistently individualize instruction based on students need and interest. He has fascination for working on institutional data base & keeping a constant touch with university documentation & alike requirements.


Souraav Das

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: General Management

Qualification: MBA

Email: souraavdas@asthaeducation.in

He is MBA having HR & Marketing specialization from KIIT Campus, Bangalore having completed BBA (Petro Marketing) from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun. He has almost 13 years of experience in various corporates and have worked as state liaising, taking care of licences and Compliance in the scope of his managerial-ship. He was also involved with NHAI, PWD, Forest, State Medical Authority and Central Forest departments. He too has competencies in handling key accounts and Business Presentations. His supporting attitude for sales teams was unique. He had opportunities and responsibilities too for New Business development and achievement of desired volume. He is a competent collaborator, mentor a can plan things with distinctive coordination with demand planner. Involved in retail training of staff He handles papers i.e. Organizational Behaviour and Business ethics. Acts like a friend to his students, a teacher-friend/. Have excellent skill in communication, collaboration. He has a hobby of reading. He is truly appreciated by students for his terrifying assignments and practical tasks.


Dravesh Priyadarshi

Assistant Professor 


In The Sphere Of: General Management

Qualification: PGDM

Email: dravesh@asthaeducation.in

He has a Post Graduate Diploma ( PGDM) in  Management from IMIS, Bhubaneswar. A graduate with English honours from Ranchi University. To his credit he has 12 years of experience in corporate sector. He has worked in Titania Motor corporation & Marvel Auto bikes Pvt. Ltd as network Manager. In NIKON India Pvt. Ltd he has worked in the capacity of Area sales Manager. He too has worked in Bharti Airtel Ltd & VIP Industries Ltd as a Territory Sales Manager. A strong sales and marketing professional with varied experience in the field of Retail, Channel Sales & Marketing Development. He has a strong managing capacity of managing team, hiring and team building. He is too potential in Vendor tie up for automobiles related actives and Insurance Companies. To his credit he has a knack in brand enhancement and product positioning. He is too experiences A very good leader, involves in planning, organizing and developing new networks marketing. His key skills are strong logical thinking, analytical and problem solving etc. Besides that, he is a good communicator, and negotiator too. He has unique skill of attention to everything and a good organizer and has every potentiality to plan things. He has keen interest that helps him to identify quality learning opportunities in students being engaged with them. He has strong team organizing as a hobby besides travelling. A good adviser and mentor to students.


Gunanidhi Bag,Ph.D.

Associate Professor 


In The Sphere Of: Economics

Qualification: Ph.D. & MA (Economics)



He is Ph.D. & MA almost having 30 years of experience, out of which He served as a principal in Stewart school in Cuttack, Odisha. His research interest & experience lies in government policies & rural transformation. He served in Patkai Christian college, Nagaland, as a HOD of Economics. He has attended  i n log of training programs attended seminars. He has also published a book ” Rural transformation in areas” (ISBN-81-87606-06-1). He has also presented a paper in international conference ” Economic & diseconomies with reference to Bhubaneswar city. He is very pro active with very positive attribute. He is a good orator having always result oriented approach. He loves to read news papers & books. With all the above he plays footballs & cricket. He is very eager to get involve with rich encouragement & enthusiasm.

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