Prananath College Building

Brief History

The department of Odia formally came into existence in 1959. Presently the sanctioned strength in Odia Hons is 48. The current faculty strength is 8. A good number of them are holding Ph.D degrees . Members of faculty are encouraged to participate in State/National/International level seminars/ workshops.
Programme offered
B.A. (Odia Hons.)
Inter disciplinary courses
Generic electives, MIL (Odia), AECC
Intake Capacity (Students)

Faculty Profile
(including teaching, non-teaching & technical staff)

Sl. No. Employee Name Designation Gender
1 Dr. Mrs. Sunita Tripathy Reader (SS) & Head Female
2 Dr. Manoja Manjari Sahoo Lecturer Female
3 Prof. Manini Jena Lecturer Female
4 Dr. Mrs. Prachi Prava Nayak Lecturer Female
5 Dr. Arabindo Pradhan Lecturer Male

Remarkable Achievements

  1. Two books were published by UGC grant under CPE scheme.
    a) Vendanta Sara Gupta geeta
    b) Banamali Rahasa and Twelve Nos. of book were published by Deptt.
  2. Student’s participation in state/National level seminar.
  3. Student’s participation in internal seminar.
  4. Project work
  5. The department has seuccessfully conducted Kavita Patho Utsab.


Name Qualification/Position
Dr. Sanghamitra Mishra Retd. Prof. Utkal University
Dr. NIlamani Parida Kendrapara Auto College (Retd. Reader, Eminent Poet and critics.)
Dr. Satya Pattanaik Eminent poet, Former reader, BJB Auto College
Dr. Shashi Ratha Short story writer
Dr. L.N. Raysingh Retd. Reader, writer