Bhubaneswar: The 2nd CV Raman Award ceremony by the CV Raman Foundation was held on Utkal University campus, on the occasion of National Science Day.
Prof. Siba Prasad Adhikary, former vice-chancellor of FM University, Balasore was awarded the Senior Scientist Award, Dr. Sesha Kisan, research associate, Georg-August University, Germany was awarded the Young Scientist Award and Jishu Das, research scholar was awarded the Student Talent Award.
The programme was presided over by Prof Sabita Acharya, vice-chancellor of Utkal University, while Kandhamal MP and founder of ‘KIIT and KISS’ Dr. Achyut Samantha attended as the chief guest.
Among others convener, Prof Jay Krishna Manigarahi, adviser Bijay Das and coordinator Professor J. Dandpat were present.
Prof. Acharya highlighted the importance of science in our daily lives. She also thanked the CV Raman Foundation for organising the event at Utkal University.
Dr. Samantha encouraged the scientists to do something new in the field of research and development. Prof. Dandpat delivered the vote of thanks. Biswajit Pradhan, secretary of CV Raman Foundation coordinated the programme.