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Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar Confluence celebrates the Nation Builders Award ceremony and releases Dr.Adyasha Das’s book, “The Sacred World of Temples”

Bhubaneswar:5/2/21The Rotary club of Bhubaneswar Confluence conducted its prestigious “Nation Builder Award ceremony” at the Rotary Bhawan, Bhubaneswar for the Rotary year 2020-21on 5th February.  With a mission to achieve total literacy and Quality Education in India, Rotary International has launched the programme titled” Rotary India Literacy Mission”. One major component of the Teacher Support program is recognizing outstanding teachers through the “Nation Builder Award”. The recognition this award bestows instills in them renewed confidence and encourages them to perform better. On this occasion, the club awarded fourteen eminent teachers who have immensely contributed to the field of education. The awardee teachers are:
Ranjita Mohanty , Madhumita Sarangi,  Mamina Anuranjani,  Kshetra Mohan Pradhan,  Ramesh Balabantray , Nabaghana Sethi ,  Pratijna Sahoo,  Satyabhama Sahoo , Bipin Bihari Routray,  Ramakanta Pati ,  Pratima Sahoo , Aviram Patra,  Samarendra Sahoo and  Anjali Mohanty


The club today recognized another stalwart of the club, Rtn. Dr. Adyasha Das, a reputed academician poet, singer and author of series of books, by releasing her book “The Sacred World of Temples “dedicated to her father Late Shri Akshaya Chandra Ray, an eminent engineer and  Rotarian himself. Published by Black Eagle Books, Ohio, USA, this book is a collection of experiences of the author’s visits and travels to different temples and temple towns over time in India and abroad. and her understanding of spiritual spaces.

Rotarian Saumyaranjan Mishra, the District Governor of Rotary international district 3262 graced the function as Chief Guest, chaired by   Rtn. Dr. Bishnu Charan Sahoo, Chairman, and District Teachers Support Committee. The Club President Ashok Sandal, Charter President Kailash Kanungo, Secretary Rtn. Pradeep Behera, Rtn. Dr. Adyasha Das and many prominent Rotarians of the District, as well as the club, were present along with distinguished teachers and educationists.

A music instrument, “Harmonium” was gifted to a Dibyanga girl student, Santilata Sahoo, studying in Plus 2 First year, Odishi Vocal, Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya Bhubaneswar.

Past President Rtn. Nilanchal Pradhan conducted the meeting proceedings.

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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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