Odisha CM felicitates UNESCO Kalinga Prize 2015 Winner Prof. Golombek

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has felicitated UNESCO Kalinga Prize 2015 Winner Prof. Diego Andres Golombek at the Secretariat today.

Prof. Golombek has been presented with a stole and a silver filigree memento.

Congratulating Prof. Golombek, the CM said that the former is a distinguished scientist and science communicator and has been instrumental in development of the first Science Cultural Centre of Argentina at Ricardo Rojas Centre in Buenos Aires.

Prof. Golombek, who felt honoured to be in Odisha, revealed that he has a great interest in the culture of Odisha and India.

The UNESCO- Kalinga Prize was instituted in 1951 by late Biju Patnaik for popularization of science among the common people.