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First heritage cabinet decided to set up the Odia University at Satyabadi

Bhubaneswar: 27/7/18:The first heritage cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday decided to set up the Odia University at Satyabadi in Puri district.

The state government would provide 25 acres of land for the purpose, said chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi.

The heritage cabinet also approved to formulate Odia Culture and Heritage Policy for preservation and proliferation of art, culture and classical Odia language.

To convert the Ananda Bhawan Museum & Learning Centre at Cuttack into a trust in line with Netaji Museum Trust, the heritage cabinet also approved to create a corpus fund.

For the smooth and smart functioning of all public libraries, the cabinet also approved a separate post od director to manage the public libraries.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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