Noted Odia writer Pradeep Dash will be conferred with the 40th edition of prestigious Sarala Puraskar for his poetry work Charu Chibar O Charjya. The annual award, comprising a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation.
The annual Sarala Puraskar instituted by eminent Odia industrialist Late Bansidhar Panda and Late Ila Panda in 1979, has been continuously awarded by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT). Sarala Puraskar is recognised as the foremost literary award of Odisha. This award is one of the finest contributions of Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) to glorify Odia literature.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- Utkal Divas or Odisha Day falls every year on 01st April.
- Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik; Governor: Ganeshi Lal.
Source: The Business Standard