Bhubaneswar, September 20 (LocalWire): Sixteen youth icons and achievers from different sectors have been nominated for the Odisha Youth Award that would be presented by Odia Media, a publication and media house, on 22 September.
“The Odisha Youth Award 2019 will accord recognition to young talents for their extraordinary excellence and contribution in different fields of art, sports, culture, entertainment, education, development and social service,” Odia Media director Subhransu Panda said.
Here is the complete list of nominees:
Politics: Anubhav Patnaik, Adviser, E&IT Department, Government of Odisha
Cinema: Archita Sahu, Actress, Ollywood
Sports: Dutee Chand, Sprinter
Dance: Saswat Joshi, Odissi Dancer
Journalism: Choudhury Amitav Das, Chief Reporter, Sambad
Music: Dipti Rekha Padhi, Playback Singer
Education: Anil Pradhan, Founder & Educator, International Public School for Rural Innovation
Social Service: Kalpasa Ankita Shaw, Brand Ambassador, Ankita Shaw Foundation
Art: Kanta Kishore Moharana, Sculptor
Literature: Rabinarayan Dash, Author
Community Awareness: Rudra Prasanna Rath, Social Media Activist
Leadership: Subhransu Ojha, CEO, Vajirao IAS Academy
Entertainment: Subrat Swain, Lyricist
Nutrition & Wellness: Smriti Mohapatra, Director, Charm Delgado Health Care
Emerging Author: Abhisek Pani, Novelist
Entrepreneur: Anukul Agrawal, Founder- 4.0 Training & Consulting, Director- Jamtrans Logistics Private Limited
Odia Media organises several national and state-level annual festivals and award ceremonies, including Bhubaneswar Literary Festival, Koraput Literary Festival, Bhasha Festival, Odisha Excellence Award, Odisha Education Award, Odisha Media Conclave, and PEN IN BOOKS Young Author Award.