Dr. Sumit Mitra, CEO of TESCO Global Business Services and Tesco Bengaluru Interact with Students at Kalinga University Campus

"Success is never by chance one should aim high and work hard to achieve success and to treat people as they like to be treated." said Dr. Sumit Mitra, CEO of TESCO Global Business Services and Tesco Bengaluru during a special visit and interactive session at Kalinga University. He addressed the students of University on 02, May 2022 (Monday).

Dr. R Shridhar, Vice Chancellor of Kalinga University gave welcome address and explained the objectives behind the skill based education being imparted to the students at the University and encouraged students for developing
entrepreneurship oriented attitude. Mr. Somnath Baishya, People Director, Tesco Business Services and Tesco
Bengaluru, Mr. Venkat Raghavan, Associate Director and Global Head, Analytics, Tesco Business Services and Ms. Kusum Singh, COO, Kingsmead Business Solutions Ltd. UK accompanied Dr. Sumit Mitra during the interactive session.

While addressing the students Dr. Mitra discussed with the help of a PowerPoint presentation about business leadership and his inspirational journey of life. He emphasized on developing future based skills. He opined that by 2026 sixty percent jobs of Europe will not exist as the jobs will be taken over by robots with Artificial Intelligence. Medical surgeries will be done by robots. He opined that one should be curious and should continue learning new things as the world is for learners. War time leadership qualities should be developed. When during crises
customers loose purchasing power one should ensure how to serve the customers at minimum price.
At the same time one should enhance their communicative skills and should be able to explain his condition or situation in 30 seconds to 1 minute. He gave example of his life, at the age of 16 he served as a chef, at the age of 19 he served as entrepreneur and had his own restaurant, later he became a Doctor, did MBA and finally became a Business leader. Knowledge, skills and attitude makes a man successful, he added. Later the guests took a tour of the Kalinga Universitycampus. Dignitaries of Kalinga University, faculties and large numbers of students were
present during the programme.