Sanjay Memorial Institute of Technology (SMIT) is the first private unaided Technical / Professional Institute in Orissa established in the year 1980 by Late Brundaban Nayak, Ex- Minister of Govt.of Orissa the founder of the institution and Registered under Society Registration Act 1960, vide No. GJM-6-6- of 1980-81.
In the year 1980, our late founder Brundaban Nayak has initially started A.M.I.E and Diploma courses and constructed infrastructure facilities like Building, Hostel, Play ground etc. On existing 17.090 acres of land in single patch at village Ankushpur under Kukudakhandi Block in the District of Ganjam and he was the first president of this institution. Sri Bhagaban Gantayat, who was the Secretary of the Institution, has unanimously been elected as the President of the institution by the general body meeting on dated 23- 07- 2006. And the institute is functioning smoothly and all-round development is achieved. Presently the management of the Institution is running following Technical and Professional Institutes in different places which are approved and recognized by the A.I.C.T.E. – New Delhi / N.C.V.T. – New Delhi/ State Govt. of Orissa, Industry Dept./ State Govt. of Orissa, Higher education Dept. and affiliated to the State Council, Orissa/ B.P.U.T. – Orissa and Berhampur University. This is the Institution under the Berhampur University; Orissa imparting Library & Information Science course both for the B.Lib. & M.Lib. Course, and Recognized by UGC u/s 2 (f) & 12 (B) of UGC Act 1956 deems fit to get all central assistance. This Institution has been also certified for its quality management and accredited ISO 9001: 2000 certified Institution.