MIT, which gives Ideal CM award, proposes Leadership School in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: Dr. Rahul Biswanath Karad, Executive President, MIT World Peace University, Pune met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday and proposed for a Leadership School in Odisha.

Karad said that today’s youth are quite reluctant to join politics, and hardly consider politics as a carrier option.

The Leadership School will serve to promote professional and ethical leadership among elected representatives at all level and will ultimately strengthen democracy, he added.

Specifying his proposal, he proposed for setting up of Odisha Institute of Political Leadership under the aegis of Odisha Legislative Assembly in association with MIT School of Government.

He said that his MIT School of Government in Pune is the first ever leadership Institute in India and Asia for a carrier in politics.

During the discussion, the Chief Minister said the State Government will consider the proposal with a positive attitude.

Notably, Patnaik had received Ideal Chief Minister award from Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Governance, Pune in January this year.