Bhubaneswar: As many as 11 persons from Odisha from 11 distinguished fields were conferred with the 2nd Dadhichi Prativa Samman 2019 on Tuesday.
The awardees include Dr. Achutya Samanta Eminent Educationalist, Founder of KIIT & KISS (Dadhichi Sikhya Jyoti Samman), Padmashree Daitri Nayak, Eminent Social Activist (Dadhichi Seva Jyoti Samman) Dr. Sarat Kumar Sahoo, Eminent Entrepreneur,
Managing Director, Ruchi (Dadhichi Silpa Jyoti Samman), Dr. Sukdev Nayak, Prof. & Head Dept of Anesthesiology, AIIMS (Dadhichi Chikshya Jyoti Samman), Mr Bhagabat Sahoo, Ex-Army (Dadhichi Seva Jyoti Samman), Padmashree Kamala Pujhari, Eminent Agriculturist (Dadhichi Krusi Jyoti Samman), Dr. Binay Kumar Das, Eminent Scientist, Director, ITR, Chandipur (Dadhichi Vigyan Jyoti Samman), Mr Deepak Kumar Rath, Eminent Journalist, Editor – Uday India New Delhi (Dadhichi Sambadika Samman) Dr. Asit Mohanty, Eminent Writer (Dadhichi Sahitya Jyoti Samman), Mr Biswa Bijayee Swain, Gold Medalist, B. Pharma (Dadhichi Chatra Jyoti Samman) and Dadhichi Adarsh Jyoti Samman to The Samaja, Leading Odia Daily with 100 years of Excellence.
The ceremony further witnessed performance of Kamlesh Patel & Nrutya
Naivedya of Dance India Dance fame and International repute dance group ‘Fate Fighters’.