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Bhubaneswar: The 85th birth anniversary of late Pradyumna Bal, noted parliamentarian, journalist and founder president of KIIT and KISS was observed at KIIT University on Wednesday.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Director of the Centre for Equity Harsh Mander, President of KIIT & KISS Saswati Bal, KIIT & KISS founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Secretary of KISS R. N. Dash, CEO of KISS Dr. P. K. Routaray and other dignitaries graced the occasion.
On this occasion, CM conferred the Pradyumna Bal Memorial Award on noted woman farmer Kamala Pujari of Patraput in Koraput district for her immense contribution in the field of agriculture.
Earlier in the day, KISS University and KIMS Hospital also observed the birth anniversary of the founder president of KIIT and KISS where the dignitaries paid their rich tributes.