Ashutosh Parida

Ashutosh Parida

Biography

Dr. Ashutosh Parida (b.1946) is prominent in contemporary Odia literature for his committed poetry. He has eleven  collections of poems and one book of essays. For his literary contribution, he has received several awards/honours including Odisha Sahitya Academy Award, Bhanuji Rao Memorial Poetry Prize, Sachi Routray Kabita Samman, Gangadhar Meher Kabita Samman etc. He worked as a scientist in CSIR-Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar and is presently retired.