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    NIST, Berhampur

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Start of NIST - Promoted by SM Charitable Educational Trust

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), Berhampur was established in 1996 as a first NRI educational venture in the state of Odisha and first engineering college under Berhampur University in south Odisha. NIST is supported through SM Charitable Educational Trust (SMCET), which was founded in 1995 by Dr. Sukant K. Mohapatra & Mrs. Sanjeeta …

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Investigation – Director of Technical Education (DTET), Govt. of Odisha:

An independent investigation was carried out by Shri R. N. Dash, I. A. S, Commissioner-cum-Director of Technical Education and Training, Government of Orissa reported vide Letter No. 11598 dated 10.7.2006 (DTET Investigation Report). As per the investigation report some key findings are: NIST is a State Government and AICTE approved NRI Venture. Dr. Sukant Mohapatra …

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IT Raid Report 2006: Financial Mismanagement & Massive Misappropriation

In 2006, there was a raid by Dept. of Income Tax, Bhubaneswar on properties of NIST and family of Sangram Mudali, which reveals serious financial irregularities and accumulation of massive properties (over years, only after NIST started) by Sangram Mudali, his family and relations beyond their known source of income. Some key aspects, IT assessed …

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