Bhubaneswar:17/1/21: Adya Prakashani & Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust have the proud privilege of announcing the launch of the AKSHAYA CHANDRA RAY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR NOVEL WRITING IN ODIA commencing from 2021 in memory of its Founder, eminent engineer, and patron of literature and culture, Late Akshaya Chandra Ray. With a view to encourage novel writing in Odia, entries are invited from young authors below fifty years of age. Publishers can also nominate books for the award. The first edition of the award for 2021 will consider books published in 2017,2018 and 2019 respectively. Two copies of the book along with the following details need to reach the given address by post/ courier– “AKHYAEEKA”, 27. Gajapati Nagar, Bhubaneswar- 751005 by January 31st, 2021 as decided by the selection committee and informed by the Convener, Dr.Adyasha Das.
Name of the writer/Publisher
Address of the writer
Date of birth( along with testimonial )