New Delhi:21/7/20: Odia Samaj, New Delhi, a leading not-for-profit, socio-cultural organisation, and an effective & neutral think tank is going to organise an online dialogue on Odia language and Literature i.e. “Odia Bhasha O Sahitya: Kichhi Drusti, Kichhi Chinta” on 25th July 2020 (Saturday) at 5 PM. After successfully conducting a webinar on Financial packages and opportunities for MSME in Odisha on June 27th, Odia Samaj, New Delhi has come up with an idea to celebrate our own language and literature i.e. Odia language.
Covid-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone’s life and people have remained locked up in their houses, quarantined and socially distanced from each other. At this time, in order to break the monotony of life, Odia Samaj, New Delhi is taking the initiative to hold an engaging session with intellectual and prolific minds on a virtual platform i.e. through a webinar. It is an endeavour to promote and give insightful knowledge about Odia language and literature to a wider world audience and strengthen the bond with the rich cultural ethos of Odisha.
The webinar will be addressed by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Govt. of India, who will be the Chief Guest of the session and Shri Sidhartha Pradhan, IRS (Retd.) President, Odia Samaj. Icons from the world of Odia literature Padmashree Dr. Pratibha Ray, Academician and Writer; Prof. Santanu Kumar Acharya, Writer; Prof. Manindra Kumar Meher, Writer & Professor Odia Department, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore are slated to grace the webinar as the Speakers. Smt. Paramita Satpathy, Writer & Principal Commissioner of Income Tax shall be the moderator of the webinar.
The deadline for registration is 23rd July 2020. Interested participants should send their name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Webinar link for participation.