New Delhi:29/7/19: PNV Foundation framed 4th Showcase Odisha Awards & Conclave on 28th July 2019 i.e. Sunday at Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 110003 to felicitate illustrious bigwigs from across the state of Odisha.
The event started with a special screening of short film (Baji- The immortal boat boy), which rekindles the indomitable spirit of Odisha. The special screening was followed by a Conclave on Showcasing Odisha with Popular Cine Artist, Chairman OFDC & Co-Convener Showcase Odisha Awards Kuna Tripathy along with notable Director & Producer of diverse and cutting age films, documentaries and short films Shri Nila Madhab Panda, Communication & Advertising Professional Sachin Das Burma, MP (Rajya Sabha) Sasmit Patra and Director of Hotel Crown & Founder of Hotel Dalma Debasish Patnaik. Film Actor, Politician, Film Director, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Playback Singer & Music Director who known for his work in Odia & Hindi films and now the MP (Rajya Sabha) Prashanta Nanda was also present during this award presenting ceremony to encourage the great minds.
For bestowing qualitative services in their respective fields, five distinguished dignitaries namely Smt. Manashi Pradhan, Jagannath Panda,Adwaita Gadanayak, Dr. Ashok Choudhary and R N Mohanty from Odisha were being felicitated by PNV Foundation for a noble cause. In this mechanism of honoring great icons, PNV Foundation also felicitated Indian Ace sprinter Dutee Chand, who has been named in India Today’s 50 most powerful people in India this year. Dutee Chand won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games and also won gold at the 2019 World Unversiade. With the gold, Dutee Chand became the second Indian sprinter ever to do so at a global event for which Indian English Magazine India Today placed her at 47th rank in the list of 50 most powerful people in India this year.
For organizing such glorious award winning ceremony, Founder of PNV Group Shri Satyabrat Sanu Ratho gave his heartfelt thanks to each and everyone who made it a grand success. He further said, “We are here to showcase the talents of Odisha and felicitate the icons and inspirations for the next generation.” Address the gathering Chairman of OFDC & Co-Convener of Showcase Odisha Awards & Conclave Shri Tripathy said, “We Odias have to be ready now to package ourselves as the identities of Odisha and be proud to tell that we are Odias.”