Enthusiasm and hopes meet of Vanivihar-86

Enthusiasm and pride went up as friends of Vanivihar -1986 batch met here to felicitate their batch mate Sri Pardeep Kumar Jena who took over as Chief Secretary of Odisha recently. The team expressed its jubilation and imposed high hopes on Sri Jena. Many of 1986 batch pass outs from Utkal University, Vanivihar now have achieved excellence in different fields like administration, education, industry, scientific research, social work, information technology, corporation and democratic polity. Each one of them mentioned that Sri Jena by virtue of his proven sincerity, integrity and commitment from his student days would definitely make trend-setting contributions towards transforming Odisha. They imposed high hopes and faiths in him. Sri Jena, urging his batchmates to their best in their respective fields said, “sincerity and hard work bears its fruits sooner or later”.

On this occasion, Dr Achyuta Samata (Founder KIIT and KISS Member of Indian Parliament ) and Chief Secretary Sri Jena jointly opened Indian Sub-Continent affordable edition of the book Voluntary Organisations (VOs) and Rural Development in South Asia authored by Dr Umakanta Mohapatra, who also belonged to this batch . This affordable edition of the book was mainly meant for the students and researchers for whom original edition published by a global leading publisher Springer Nature of Singapore became bit costlier. The main content of the book was also made available to the students/researchers free of cost through Google Books. Anybody could access to the free pages by typing name of the book and the author in books.google.co.in .

More than one hundred mates of 1986 batch from various disciplines joined this get-together event.

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