By Sujata Shiven | PUBLISHED: 11, Mar 2011, 17:01 pm IST | UPDATED: 12, Mar 2011, 8:51 am IST
Pradeep Biswal, born in 1960, is Post Graduate and M.Phil in History from Orissa. He has M.B.A. degree. A Senior Member of Orissa Finance Service (OFS) Cadre. Presently working as Special Officer-cum-Joint Secretary to Finance Department, Government of Orissa.
He is writer by choice, known poet and translator. He has received many awards.
1. Dhusar Dhrupadi (1991)
2. Bhumi Sparsha (1994)
3. Sheshaloka (2002)
4. Prema Kavita (2007)
5.Jal Darpan (Hindi) (2002) (Tr. By Dr. Sankarlal Purohit)
-Translated two titles of N.B.T. New Delhi from English to Oriya
-Edited a number of journals, Periodicals and Publications in Oriya
-Penned short stories, essays, book reviews etc.
-Poems in translation published in English, Hindi & Tamil.
-Poems published in prestigious anthologies including anthologies of Oriya Poetry published by NBT, Sahitya Akademi and Orissa Sahitya Akademi.
Honours & Awards
-Honoured by different leading literary & Cultural Organizations like Chalapatha,Abhinandanika,Nandigho-sha-Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad, Jajpur Zilla Lekhak Parishad for contributioin in the field of literature.
-Recepient of Junior Fellowship in literature from Ministrty of HRD, Department of Culture in the year 1995.
- Attended National Level Young Poet’s Conference in Bhubaneswar (1994) organized by Varnamala, Multi Lingual Young Poet’s Meet at Chilka (1998) organized by EZCC & Govt. of Orissa, Bi-Lingual Poets Conference at Chennai (2002) organized by Orissa Sahitya Akademi.
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