An Eminent Chemical Scientist & Technologist, Columnist, Television Anchor ,Author, Orator & Science Popularizer

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1. Prof.K.A.Thakkar Award of Institution of Chemists(India)

"Prof.K.A.Thakkar Award of Institution of Chemists(India)” twice for the Years 1987 and 1990 For Publication of Best Research Papers in Chemistry in the Journal of Institution of Chemists(India) for the respective Years. ( Award Received from Prof R.N.Chakravorty, Padmabhusan & President , Institution of Chemists, India at Kolkata)

2. “NRDC  Independence Day National Invention Award “ 1997 “

“NRDC Independence Day National Invention Award “ 1997 “. (Highest National Award in Chemical Technology of Rs 1 Lakh)

3. “Bartika Samman “ 1997” :

“Bartika Samman “ 1997” : As the Best Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Former Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranganath Mishra)

4. “Chalapath Samman “ 1998”

“Chalapath Samman “ 1998” : As the Best Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Chief Justice of Orissa, Justice S.N.Phukan)

5. United Nation”s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva; Gold Medal & Certificate -1998.

United Nation”s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva; Gold Medal & Certificate -1998. ( Award Received from Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi, Hon”ble Union Minister of HRD and Science & Technology, Govt. of India)

6. “NALCO”s Outstanding Achievement Award “ 1998”

“NALCO”s Outstanding Achievement Award “ 1998” ( Award Received from Sri S.N.Johri, Chairman-cum- Managing Director, NALCO)

7. “Distinguished Leadership Award “1998”

“Distinguished Leadership Award “1998” of American Biographical Institute for Outstanding Contribution to Aluminium Science & Technology.

8. “Replica Samman “ 2000”

“Replica Samman “ 2000” : As the Best Researcher and Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Hon”ble Justice, Orissa High Court, Justice D.K.Patnaik)

9. “CSIR National Technology Award “ 2002” (Highest National Award in Chemical Technology of Rs 2 Lakhs)

“CSIR National Technology Award “ 2002” (Highest National Award in Chemical Technology of Rs 2 Lakhs) ( Award Received from Hon”ble Prime Minister of India on 26.10.2002 at Bigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on the occasion of CSIR”s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations and Foundation Day).

10. “Sahakar Samman “ 2002”

“Sahakar Samman “ 2002” : As the Most Famous Scientific Litterateur of Orissa (Received from Shri J.B.Patnaik, Ex-Chief Minister of Orissa)

11. “Mrunmayee Samman “ 2002”

“Mrunmayee Samman “ 2002” : As the Best Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Shri Rabi Roy, Ex-Speaker, Lok Sabha)

12. “Bigyanalok Silver Jubilee Samman “ 2002”

“Bigyanalok Silver Jubilee Samman “ 2002” : As the Most Popular Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Shri Pathani Patnaik, President, Orissa Sahitya Academy)

13. “Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Orissa Chapter Felicitation “ 2002”

“Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Orissa Chapter Felicitation “ 2002” For Outstanding Research Contribution in the field of Chemical Science and Technology (Received from Prof.Vibhuti Narayan Mishra, Director, RRL, Bhubaneswar)

14. Bio-Degradable Polymer Society of India, Orissa Chapter Felicitation “ 2002

Bio-Degradable Polymer Society of India, Orissa Chapter Felicitation “ 2002 : For Outstanding Research Contribution in the Field of Chemical Science and Technology (Received from Hon”ble Education Minister of Orissa Shri Bimbadhar Kanwar)

15. “Orissa Bigyan Academy Award-2003”

“Orissa Bigyan Academy Award-2003” “ As the Most Poplar Science Writer of Orissa for the Year “2003 (Received from Sri Naveen Patnaik, Hon”ble Chief Minister of Orissa on 20.1.2005 at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar)

16. “Orissa Chemical Society Felicitation- 2003”

“Orissa Chemical Society Felicitation- 2003” : For Outstanding Research Contribution in the field of Chemical Science and Technology (Received from Prof Sukumar Maiti, Retd. Professor and Head, Material Science and Technology, IIT, Kharagpur)

17. “Vyasadev Samman-2004”

“Vyasadev Samman-2004”: As the Best Science Writer of Orissa (Received from Addl. District Magistrate, Dist. Jajpur, Orissa)

18. “Bharat Excellence Award” & “Rastriya Jewel Award-2006”: Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

“Bharat Excellence Award” & “Rastriya Jewel Award-2006”: Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi ( Award Received from Shri G.V.G.Krishnamurthy, Hon”ble Former Chief Election Commissioner of India at a National Seminar on “Economic Growth & National Unity” held at India International Centre, New Delhi on 29th July 2006.)

19. Rajiv Gandhi State Level Sadbhabana Award- As Best Scientist of Orissa for the Year 2006

Rajiv Gandhi State Level Sadbhabana Award- As Best Scientist of Orissa for the Year 2006 : Conferred by Rajiv Gandhi Forum, Bhubaneswar , Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi (Received from Sri Chandra Sekhar Sahu , Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment on 20th August, 2006 at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar on the Occasion of 62nd Birth Anniversary of Former Prime Minister of India Bharat Ratna Late Rajiv Gandhi )

20. Glory of India International Award- 2006

Glory of India International Award- 2006 Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi on 16.12.2006

21. Rising Personalities of India Award-2006

Rising Personalities of India Award-2006 Conferred by International Penguin Publishing House, New Delhi on 16.12.2006

22. “7th Rajdhani Pustak Mela Puraskar-2006”

“7th Rajdhani Pustak Mela Puraskar-2006”, As Best Science Writer of Orissa (Award received from Sri J.B.Patnaik, Former Chief Minister of Orissa on 12.12.2006)

23. "Baramunda HIG Community Care Association Felicitation-2006

"Baramunda HIG Community Care Association Felicitation-2006, (Felicitation received from Sri R.M.Pradhan, President of the Association at the Annual General Meeting held at Bhubaneswar on 17.12.2006)

24. “Sukumar-Sunanda Popular Science Award-2006”

“Sukumar-Sunanda Popular Science Award-2006” : Conferred by Orissa Bigyan Prachar Samiti, Cuttack as Best Science Writer of Orissa ( Award received from Prof. Amulya Kumar Panda, Ex- Principal, Ravenshaw College , Cuttack at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack on 31.12.2006 )

25. "23rd Bhubaneswar Book Fair “ 2007 : “Bigyan “ Prajukti Sahitya Puraskar”

"23rd Bhubaneswar Book Fair “ 2007 : “Bigyan “ Prajukti Sahitya Puraskar” as Best Science Writer of Orissa (Award received from Sri Rabi Ray, Former Speaker- Lok Sabha at the Convocation Function of 23rd Bhubaneswar Book Fair held on 11th March, 2007)

26. "Bhubaneswar Mahotsava Samman-2007: Conferred by PRERANA

"Bhubaneswar Mahotsava Samman-2007: Conferred by PRERANA , A Leading Socio Cultural Organization of Bhubaneswar and Presented by Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon”ble Minister of Law, Justice ,Rural Development and Industry, Govt. of Orissa on 13th April, 2007

27. "Uday Bhanu Jyoti Samman-2007

"Uday Bhanu Jyoti Samman-2007: Conferred by Uday Bhanu Sahitya Sansad, Madhupatna, Cuttack on Maha Bishuva Sankranti, 14th April, 2007 and Presented by Dr Dhaneswar Mohapatra, Eminent Linguistic of Orissa.

28. Khordha Mahotsava Samman-2007: Conferred by New Thinking Forum, Bhubaneswar

Khordha Mahotsava Samman-2007: Conferred by New Thinking Forum, Bhubaneswar during 8th Khordha Mahotsave Celebrations held at Khordha on 27th April, 2007. (The Award was presented by Sri Niranjan Patnaik, Former Minister of Industry, Govt. of Orissa. )

29. Sabuja Samman-2007(Green Award-2007): Conferred by PRERANA

Sabuja Samman-2007(Green Award-2007): Conferred by PRERANA, a leading Socio Cultural Organization of Bhubaneswar and Presented by Sj. Rameshwar Thakur, His Excellency Governor of Orissa on 5th June, 2007 at Rajbhawan , Bhubaneswar on the occasion of World Environment Day.

30. Sabuja Samman-2007(Green Award-2007): Conferred by PRERANA

Sabuja Samman-2007(Green Award-2007): Conferred by PRERANA, a leading Socio Cultural Organization of Bhubaneswar and Presented by Sj.Murlidhar Chandrakanta Bhandare, His Excellency Governor of Orissa on 24th October 2007 at Rajbhawan , Bhubaneswar.

31. Best Science Popularisation Award-2007 :

Best Science Popularisation Award-2007 : Conferred by Orissa Environmental Society, on the occasion of its Silver Jubilee Celebration & 25th Foundation Day Function on 30th October 2007 at Jaydev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The Award was presented by Chief Guest of the Function Sj.Murlidhar Chandrakanta Bhandare, His Excellency Governor of Orissa.

32. Bharat Jyoti Award- 2008

Bharat Jyoti Award- 2008 : Conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 28th March, 2008 at Hotel Cannaught, New Delhi . The Award was presented by Sri Bhisma Narayan Singh, Former Governor of Tamilnadu and Assam; Sri Mohammad Safi Quereshi, Former Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Presently Chairman, Minority Commission, Govt. of India ; and Sri GVG Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India.

33. Bigyan Jyoti Award-2008

Bigyan Jyoti Award-2008: Conferred by Mahanadi Festival Committee and Jyoti -The Flame Magazine for Children and Youth at Mahandi Vihar, Cuttack on 21st April, 2008 during the celebration of 3rd Mahanadi Festival . The Award was presented by Sri Debi Prasad Mishra, Minister for Tourism and Excise , Govt. of Orissa.

34. Bari Mahotsava Samman-2008.Conferred by Pragati Club,Bari

Bari Mahotsava Samman-2008.Conferred by Pragati Club,Bari on the Occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Club and 1st. Bari Mahotsave Function held at Krukasindhu Bidya Bhawan , Bari on 4th June, 2008 . The Award was presented by Sri Debasis Nayak , former Minister of Sports and Culture, Govt. of Orissa and Presently Member of the Orissa Legislative Assembly representing Bari-Derabisi Constituency.

35. Felicitation by KIIT University-2008

Felicitation by KIIT University-2008: Prof Hari Goutam,Chancellor , KIIT University and Former Chairman ,UGC, New Delhi Felicitated during the 1st Conference of Indian Society for Technical Education held at KIIT Campus , Bhubaneswar on 29th July, 2008.

36. Best Citizens of India Award- 2008

Best Citizens of India Award- 2008: Conferred by International Publishing House, New Delhi during July, 2008.

37. Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award-2008

Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award-2008: Conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 18th August, 2008 at Hotel Connaught, New Delhi.

38. Bharat Prativa Samman-2008 (Gyan Bharat Samman)

Bharat Prativa Samman-2008 (Gyan Bharat Samman): Conferred by Joy Bharat Trust and Bharat Masala, Cuttack on 3rd September, 2008 on the occasion of 9th Annual Day Celebration. The Award was presented by Sri Devi Prasad Mishra and Sri Sameer Dey, Hon”ble Ministers of Tourism & Excise and Higher Education & Pensions, Govt. of Orissa respectively in presence of Sri Susanta Kumar Panda, Managing Director, Bharat Masala , Sri Surendra Nath Panda, Chairman, Joy Bharat Trust, Cuttack and Madhusudan Sahu, Dy Mayor, Cuttack Municipal Corporation.

39. 11th Kalinga Pustak Mela Puraskar-2008

11th Kalinga Pustak Mela Puraskar-2008:Conferred by Sishu Mahotsava Committee, Bhubaneswar on 7th November, 2008 on the Occasion of Celebration of 11th Kalinga Pustak Mela at Exhibition Ground, Bhubaneswar. The Award was presented by Sri Pyari Mohan Mohapatra, Hon”ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha) in presence of Padmasri Dr. Prativa Ray, Eminent Novelist of Orissa and Smt. Renuka Mishra, Secretary, Sishu Mahotsava Committee.

40. Murari Samman-2009: Conferred by “Ashraya”, Bhubaneswar

Murari Samman-2009: Conferred by “Ashraya”, Bhubaneswar , An Organisation of the Cripple, Orphan, Helpless and Poor Patient, on 21st December, 2009 at Jaydev Bhawan, Bhubaswar. The Award was presented by Padmashri (Dr.) Tulshi Munda, Eminent Social Worker of Orissa on the Occasion of Celebration of 13th Annual Function of the Organization.

41. Rastriya Gourab Award -2010

Rastriya Gourab Award -2010; Conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi

42. Best Personalities of India Award-2010

Best Personalities of India Award-2010; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

43. Human Excellence Award-2010

Human Excellence Award-2010; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

44. Glory of India International Award-2010

Glory of India International Award-2010; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

45. ANURAG Sahitya Sanskruti Samman-2010; Conferred by “ANURAG”

ANURAG Sahitya Sanskruti Samman-2010; Conferred by “ANURAG”, The Leading Literary Magazine of Orissa at Bhubaneswar on 12th April, 2010.

46. Prana Krushna Parija Bigyan Sahitya Samman-2010; Conferred by Utkal Sahitya Samaja, Cuttack

Prana Krushna Parija Bigyan Sahitya Samman-2010; Conferred by Utkal Sahitya Samaja, Cuttack, The Oldest Literary Organization of Orissa , during its 108th Annual Day Celebration held at Satabdi Bhawan, Cuttack on 26h October, 2010.

47. Bharat Yogyata Award-2010

Bharat Yogyata Award-2010; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

48. Bharat Gold Award-2010;

Bharat Gold Award-2010; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

49. Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award-2010

Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award-2010; Conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi.

50. United Writers” Association Citizen Extraordinaire Leadership Award -2010

United Writers” Association Citizen Extraordinaire Leadership Award -2010; Conferred by United Writers” Association at Chennai on 30th September, 2010.

51. “FIRST KALINGA SAMMAN AWARD FOR POPULARIZATION OF SCIENCE-2010” [Best Science Writer of Orissa]

“FIRST KALINGA SAMMAN AWARD FOR POPULARIZATION OF SCIENCE-2010” [Best Science Writer of Orissa]: Conferred by Sri Naveen Patnaik, Hon”ble Chief Minister of Orissa on 12th November, 2010 as Best Science Popularizer of Orissa. The Prize was instituted by Kalinga Foundation Trust, Bhubaneswar from the year 2010 and I was the FIRST RECEIPIENT of the Prize. The Prize carries a Cash Award of 1 Lakh /- , a Memento and a Certificate. The Prize was awarded in presence of Dr. Davidson Hepburn, Hon”ble President of UNESCO, Paris; Mr. A.Parsuramen, Director, UNESCO, New Delhi; Mr. B.C.Patnaik, President of Kalinga Foundation Trust; Mr. Kamini Kanta Patnaik, Managing Trustee of Kalinga Foundation Trust; Mr. P.C.Ghadei, Hon”ble Minister of Finance & Excise, Govt. of Orissa; Mr. P.C.Samal, Hon”ble Minister of Panchayatiraj, Information & Public Relation, Govt. of Orissa; Mr. R.C.Majhi, Hon”ble Minister of Science& Technology, Govt. of Orissa and Mr. Bimal Das, Secretary “cum- Treasurer, Kalinga Foundation Trust.

52. Nominated as “PRIYA ORIYA -2010

Nominated as “PRIYA ORIYA -2010 : by E-TV (Oriya) Channel during December, 2010

53. Felicitation by Hindol College

Felicitation by Hindol College, Dist. Dhenkanal, Orissa on 5th February, 2011.

54. Vyasadev Samman-2011:

Vyasadev Samman-2011: Conferred by Vyasadev Sahitya Sansad, Vyasa Nagar, Jajpur Road, Dist. Jajpur (Orissa). The Honor was presented by Sri Ranjit Kumar Mohanty, Addl. District Magistrate, Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur, Orissa on 6th February, 2011 during the Celebration of 34th Annual Day of the Sahitya Sansad.

55. DST/NCSTC National Award of Govt. of India for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication in Print Media including Books and Magazines for the Year-2010

DST/NCSTC National Award of Govt. of India for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication in Print Media including Books and Magazines for the Year-2010 [Best Science Writer of India]. The Award was presented to Dr. CR Mishra by Sri Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon”ble Union Minister of Science & Technology, Govt. of India on 28th February, 2011 at Raman Auditorium, Technology Bhawan, New Delhi during the celebration of National Science Day-2011.

56. “Rajdhani Shree Samman-2011” for Outstanding Efforts in Scientific & Technological Development and Science & Technology Communication in Print Media

“Rajdhani Shree Samman-2011” for Outstanding Efforts in Scientific & Technological Development and Science & Technology Communication in Print Media : The Award was presented by Sri Lal Bihari Himirika, Hon”ble Dy Speaker of Orissa Legislative Assembly on 13th April, 2011 in a glittering function held at Bhubaneswar during the Celebration of 63rd Foundation Day of the Capital City of Bhubaneswar in the august presence of Sri Prafulla Kr. Samal, Hon”ble Minister of Panchayatiraj,Information & Public Relation and Women & Child Development, Govt. of Orissa; Sri Bijay Kr. Mohanty, Hon”ble MLA, Central Bhubaneswar Constituency; Sri Baishnab Kr. Mohanty, Director, Information & Public Relation, Govt. of Orissa; Sri Saroj Kr. Samal, Sub-Collector, Bhubaneswar; Sri Pradosh Patnaik, Sr. Journalist & President of the Rajdhani Foundation Day Celebration Committee; Sri Pradyumna Kr. Mohanty, Journalist & Vice-President of the Celebration Committee and Sri Sanat Mishra, Journalist & Secretary of the Celebration Committee.

57. “Duradarshi Samman- 2011” for Outstanding Contribution for Advanced Scientific Research & Popularization of Science”

“Duradarshi Samman- 2011” for Outstanding Contribution for Advanced Scientific Research & Popularization of Science” :The Award was presented by Sri Surya Narayan Patra, Hon”ble Minister of Revenue, Disaster Management & Information and Public Relation, Govt. of Orissa on 25th May, 2011 at Bhubaneswar during the celebration of 3rd Anniversary of “DURADARSHI” “ An Oriya News Features Monthly in the august presence of Padmashri Tulashi Munda, Social Worker;Sri ramesh Chandra Majhi, Hon”ble Minister of IT & Fishery and Animal Husbandry;Sri Siddhanta Mohapattra, Hon”ble Member of Parliament “Lok Sabha and Noted Film Personality; Sri Baishnab Chandra Parida , Hon”ble Member of Parliament- Rajya Sabha; Sri Jagadananda, Hon”ble Information Commissioner of Orissa; Sri Pradosh Patnaik, Eminent Media Personality and Sri Durga Prasad Samantaray, Editor, DURADARSHI.

58. “Indian Achievers” Award -2011 for Excellence in Research & Development” and “Economic Development Award for Excellence in Science & Technology”

“Indian Achievers” Award -2011 for Excellence in Research & Development” and “Economic Development Award for Excellence in Science & Technology” : The Awards were presented by Sri Buta Singh, Hon”ble Former Union Home Minister, Govt. of India on the occasion of 28th Indian Achievers Summit on The Challenges of Economic Growth & Social Development held at New Delhi on 26th May, 2011in the august presence of Sri BS Ramoowalia, Hon”ble Former Finance Minister of Punjab; His Excellency Mr. Carlos Abad, Hon”ble Ambassador of Ecuador to India;Prof. SS Bhakri ,Director, Institute of UN & UNESCO Studies, New Delhi; Sri Joginder Singh, Former CBI Director, Govt. of India and Sri Harish Chandra, Executive Director of Indian Achievers” Forum, New Delhi.

59. Indian Pride Achievers Award-2011

Indian Pride Achievers Award-2011 :Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi on 20th July, 2011 at New Delhi

60. India Inspiration Award-2011

India Inspiration Award-2011: Conferred by Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi on 20th July, 2011

61. Indira Gandhi Shiromani Award-2011

Indira Gandhi Shiromani Award-2011 : Conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 17th December, 2011

62. Felicitated by His Excellency Governor of Odisha Sri Murlidhar Chandrakanta Bhandare on 5th January, 2012

Felicitated by His Excellency Governor of Odisha Sri Murlidhar Chandrakanta Bhandare on 5th January, 2012 at KIIT University Campus during the International Conference for Celebration of 60th Anniversary of UNESCO Kalinga Prize for Popularization of Science for Significant Contribution for Compiling & Editing the Book, the first of its kind in the world , “UNESCO Kalinga Laureates for Universal Peace” and the SOUVENIR released on the occasion.

63. Gouri Shankar Samman-2012

Gouri Shankar Samman-2012: Conferred by Sri Satakadi Hota, Eminent Litterateur & Editor, Samaya on 21.2.2012 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Celebration of 85th Anniversary of Late Chief Engineer Gouri Shankar Sahu for Significant Contribution to Science & Technology & Popularization of Science.

64. Felicitated by Freedom Fighter Sri Haladhar Dash Memorial Trust

Felicitated by Freedom Fighter Sri Haladhar Dash Memorial Trust, Krushna Nagar, Bari, Dist. Jajpur on 25.2.2012 for Significant Contribution to Science & Technology and Popularization of Science. The felicitation was presented by Prof. Bhagirathi Biswal, Former Principal of JKBK College, Cuttack.

65. Adhunik Prasati Award-2012

Adhunik Prasati Award-2012: Conferred by Friendship Forum of India on 30th March, 2012 at New Delhi

66. Best Man Award- 2012

Best Man Award- 2012; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India on 30th March, 2012 at New Delhi.

67. Felicitation Conferred by Smt. Anjali Behera,Hon”ble Minister for Women & Child Welfare, Govt. of Odisha

Felicitation Conferred by Smt. Anjali Behera,Hon”ble Minister for Women & Child Welfare, Govt. of Odisha on 25.4.2012 during the National Seminar on Forests for Sustainable Development organized by Hindol College, Hindol, Dist. Dhenkanal, Odisha for Significant Contribution to Science & Technology & Popularization of Science.

68. India Award for Excellence-2012

India Award for Excellence-2012; Conferred by Friendship Forum of India on 30th June, 2012 at New Delhi

69. Super Achievers of India Award-2012

Super Achievers of India Award-2012: Conferred by friendship Forum of India on 30th June, 2012 at New Delhi

70. Felicitation by Saheed Smruti Parishad , Bhubaneswar

Felicitation by Saheed Smruti Parishad , Bhubaneswar on 2.8.2012. The Felicitation was conferred by Sri Ramachandra Khuntia, Hon”ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha) during a function organized at Bhubaneswar to pay homage to the great departed Freedom Fighters of Bari Block Saunti, Sananda, Hadibandhu and Mayadhar

71. Global Achiever”s Award for Eminent Scientist-2012.

Global Achiever”s Award for Eminent Scientist-2012. The Award was presented by Sri Balaram Jhakar, Former Speaker, Lok Sabha & Former Governor of Madhya Pradesh in a National Seminar held at New Delhi on Corporate Social Responsibility on 23.8.2012. The Award was conferred by Economic Development Forum, New Delhi for Significant Contribution to Science & Technology and Popularization of Science.

72. Gandhi Peace Prize-2012

Gandhi Peace Prize-2012 : The Award was presented by Sri Baishnab Charan Parida, Hon”ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) at Bhubaneswar on 2nd October, 2012 on the occasion of Celebration of 143rd Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, The Father of the Nation.

73. Professional Excellence Award-2012

<strong>The Award was presented by Justice R.K.Patra, Chairman, Human Right Commission,  Odisha at Bhubaneswar on  16<sup>th</sup> November, 2012 on the Occasion of Celebration of National Press Day. </strong>

74. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Award-2012

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Award-2012 : The Award was presented by Dr. Debadutta Das Justice Ombudsman, ICJ, UNCHR &amp; Adisor to the Presidentof India on 6th December, 2012 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Celebration of 57th Death Anniversary of Bharatna Dr. B.R.ambedkar.

75. Bharat Shiksha Award & Gold Medal and Certificate of Excellence-2012

Bharat Shiksha Award &amp; Gold Medal and Certificate of Excellence-2012: The Award was presented at New Delhi by the Friendship forum of India on 8th December, 2012.

76. Kalinga Ratna Samman-2012

Kalinga Ratna Samman-2012 : The award was presented by Justice M.Papanna, Former Hon”ble Justice of Odisha High Court on 12th December, 2012 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Celebration of a State Level Conference on the Role of Literature &amp; Journalism for the Growth of Odia Culture &amp; Tradition.

77. Justice Raj Kishore Das Smruti Samman-2012

Justice Raj Kishore Das Smruti Samman-2012: The Award was presented by Justice Debapriya Mohapatra, Former Hon”ble Chief Justice of Odisha High Court &amp; Former Hon”ble Justice of Supreme Court of India on 16th December, 2012 at Cuttack during the Celebration of 17th Death Anniversary of Late Justice Raj Kishore Das, Former Acting Chief Justice of Odisha High Court.

78. Pathani Samanta Prativa Samman-2012

Pathani Samanta Prativa Samman-2012: The Award was presented by Sri Arun Kumar Sahu, Hon”ble Minister of Energy and Information &amp; Public Relations, Govt. of Odisha on 5th January, 2013 in the august presence of Sri Rudra Madhav Ray,Hon”ble Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha)and Sri Rabi Narayan Mohapatra, Hon”ble Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha) and other dignitaries at Nayagarh during the Celebration of 178th Birth Anniversary of Great Odia Astronomer Samanta Chandrasekhar.

79. Biju Prativa Samman-2013

Biju Prativa Samman-2013: The Award was presented by Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patsani, Hon”ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) on 5th March, 2013 at Bhubaneswar during the Celebration of 97th Birth anniversary of the Legendary Biju Patnaik, the Maker of Modern Odisha.

80. Sankalp Mahotsava Samman-2013

Sankalp Mahotsava Samman-2013: The award was presented by Dr. Damodar Rout, Hon”ble Minister of Health and MSME, Govt. of Odisha on 31st March, 2013 at Bhubaneswar during the celebration of Sankalp Mahotsava by the leading Social Service Organization, PRERANA to mark the 77th Utkal Divas.

81. Bhubaneswar Mahotsava Samman-2013

The award was presented by Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon”ble Governor of Odisha on 1st May, 2013 at Bhubaneswar during the celebration of Bhubaneswar Mahotsava. The award has been instituted by Prerana, a leading Social Service Organization of Odisha.

82. India Goldstar Award & Global Excellence Award-2013

India Goldstar Award &amp; Global Excellence Award-2013: The Awards were presented by Dr. GVG Krishnamurthy , Hon”ble Former Chief Election Commissioner of India at New Delhi on 12th August, 2013 by Global Brotherhood Forum, New Delhi

83. Technoinsight Excellence Award-2013

Technoinsight Excellence Award-2013: The Award was presented by Sri Niranjan Patnaik, Former PCC Chief, Odisha on 20th August, 2013 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of celebration of State Level Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhabana Diwas by Rajiv Gandhi Forum, Bhubaneswar.

84. Mother Teressa Memorial Award -2013

Mother Teressa Memorial Award -2013: The Award was presented by Sri Abasara Beuria, IFS, Former Ambassador of India to Madagaskar on 27th August, 2013 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of celebration of 104th Mother Terassa State Level Jayanti Samaroha . The award has been instituted by Social Service Development Trust, Bhubaneswar.

85. Odisha Gaurab Samman-2013

The award was presented by Padmashri Tulasi Munda , Eminent Social Worker of Odisha on  29<sup>th</sup> September, 2013 at Bhubaneswar. The award has been instituted by Ambedkar International Centre, Bhubaneswar.

86. Corporate Odisha Award-2013

Corporate Odisha Award-2013: The Award was presented by Dr. Damodar Rout, Hon”ble Minister of Health &amp; MSME, Govt. of Odisha on 5th October, 2013 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of celebration of 2nd Annual Day of “Corporate Odisha” , the leading Fortnight Business &amp; Economic News Paper of the State.

87. Rajiv Gandhi Professional Award-as Eminent Scientist of the Year-2014

Rajiv Gandhi Professional Award-as Eminent Scientist of the Year-2014: The Award was presented by Sri Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra, Former Chief Secretary of Odisha on 20th August, 2014 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Celebration of 70th Birth Anniversary of Late Rajiv Gandhi, Former Prime Minister of India by Rajiv Gandhi Forum, Odisha.

88. Felicitation by Gajapati Maharaja   Sri Dibyasingha Dev  for  Significant  Contribution to Environmental  Science & Technology-2015

On the occasion of “Nabakalebara”, Inaugural Ceremony of Sri Jagannath Vatika and State Level Plant Lovers” Meet held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar on 26<sup>th</sup> April, 2015. The event was organized by PRERANA, a leading Socio Cultural Organization of Odisha.

89. Dr. B.C.Panda Award for Environment & Science Communication-2015

The Award was presented by Sri Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra, IAS, Former Chief Secretary of Odisha on 25<sup>th</sup> October, 2015 at Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Celebration of 34<sup>th</sup> Foundation Day of Orissa Environmental Society (OES) in the august presence of Mr. Priyanath Padhi, Former PCCF (Odisha); Prof. Satyananda Acharya, President, OES; Dr. S.N.Patro, Working President, OES and Dr. Jaya Krushna Panigrahi, Secretary, OES.

90. Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Award of Excellence-2015 for Life Time Dedication in Science Popularization:

The award was presented by Sri Damodar Rout, Hon”ble Minister of Excise &amp; Cooperation , Govt. of Odisha on 5<sup>th</sup> November, 2015 at Bhubaneswar. The award was instituted by SAISAB in association with Sri Naman Foundation, Bhubaneswar.\n\n&nbsp;

Best Science Popularization Award

Dr C R Mishra received "Best Science Popularization Award" from his excellency Governor of Odisha Sj. Muralidhar Chandrakant Bhandare on 30.10.2007 at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar for his significant contribution to Science popularization activities conferred by Odisha environmental society

91.Ray Saheb Banabihari Mohanty Samman -2015 for Popularisation of Science

The award was presented by Dr Bedangdas Mohanty, Odishas first Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar awardee in Physics - 2015 and Associate Professor of Physics NISER Bhubaneswar on 20-12-2015 at Ravenshaw University

92. Bhabishyanidhi National Award - 2016 for Popularization of Science

The Award was presented by Shree Jual Oram, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Government of India 02-01-2016 at Bhuabneswar

 

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