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Two teachers from Odisha were felicitated by the President

New Delhi;5/9/21: On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday honoured 44 teachers with a National Award in recognition of their contribution to society. Two teachers from Odisha were also featured on the list and were felicitated by the President.

The awardees were among 44 teachers selected for the National Awards to Teachers (NAT), 2021. President Ram Nath Kovind honoured the teachers during a programme via video conference attended by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

Ashok Satpathy from Bhadrak district and Ajit Kumar Sethy from Ganjam district are the meritorious teachers from Odisha who were conferred with the national award. These awards were in honour of the teachers who have contributed to improving the lives of students and helped in shaping their future.

Both the teachers, Ashok Satpathy and Ajit Kumar Sethy shared their experiences after receiving the national award from the President of India during the virtual event today.

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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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