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Odisha Tourism was conferred with the ‘Tourism Leadership Award’

Mumbai:19/2/19: Odisha Tourism was conferred with the ‘Tourism Leadership Award’ at the Global MICE & Luxury Travel Congress held in Mumbai recently.

Assistant Director, Odisha Tourism, Sunil Kumar Patnaik received the award.

The global event brought together leaders from 29 countries for a focused meeting and tourism celebration.

Odisha Tourism had earlier bagged the ‘Tourism Brand of the Year’ at SATTE 2019
in New Delhi.

“I am thankful to the jury for bestowing upon us the ‘Tourism Leadership Award’. We have been working hard towards building a new Odisha Tourism brand and awards such as these are quite encouraging for us,” said Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Odisha Tourism, Vishal K. Dev.

About Ashok Palit

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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