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Chief Minister Inaugurates SAI International College of Commerce
Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. Naveen Patnaik inaugurated SAI International College of Commerce (SICC), as a forward integration of the widely acclaimed and immensely popular SAI International School Bhubaneswar, on Monday, November 2, 2015. The occasion was graced by some of the eminent personalities like Dr. Pradeep Panigrahi, Higher Education Minister, Odisha, Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Member of Parliament and Shri. Priyadarshi Mishra, Member of Legislative Assembly. The College had been established in the year 2011 and was functioning in the school’s campus. More than 250 students have taken accountancy and management honours and presently studying in the college.
Our Hon’ble Chief Minister congratulated and applauded the dedicated team led by Founder and Chairman Dr. Bijoy Kumar Sahoo, combined with active mentorship by Dr. P.C. Jain, Director SICC and Former Principal SRCC, Delhi University for creating a perfect platform for commerce education, to empower the students taking on Commerce and Economics. “The education sector is one of the key priorities of our government and we are poised to bring about a prolific change in the education firmament of our state and make Bhubaneswar a centre of excellence of our country. What I see here today is a dream turned into reality. Today, Commerce education is now in the forefront and the fact that Commerce education is the driving force of any Nation has been widely accepted. It builds entrepreneurship and adds skill to employability” said Shri. Naveen Patnaik.
The countries in the world’s economy are growing at a rapid pace and service sectors in many companies constitute the largest chunk of GDP of countries, the career opportunities for commerce graduates is ever expanding throughout the world. The vision of Commerce education is to provide opportunities for the students to do business effectively. “SICC affirms our commitment of rendering quality education to the students following the +2 stage. Very shortly we are going to begin the residential school pertaining International Standards and I am sure that we will be the leading global phenomenon for imparting quality education and imbibing tradition, excellence and attitude in the students pursuing a career in our institute. I am really thankful to our Hon’ble Chief Minister for extending every possible support” said Dr. B.K Sahoo. Dr. P.C. Jain, Director SICC and Former Principal SRCC, Delhi University and Dr. Sandip Ghosh, Principal, SICC were also present to give their blessing to the budding entrepreneurs.
In the public perception, SICC will be clearly one of the alternatives for commerce education in Eastern India that will aim at 360 degree, practical and comprehensive education as that is the need of the age. Students at SICC will be encouraged to venture beyond the classroom, to interact and collaborate with the brightest brains in the country in order to be at the helm of innovation, research and social change. The technology enabled campus with its state of the art facilities and numeral hobby clubs, National and International activities will act as beacon of light in their first step towards ‘Globalization’.