Eminent educationist Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Advisor, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan and Founder, SAI International Education Group was conferred with the prestigious honorary degree of Doctor of Literature(Honoris Causa) by the prestigious Utkal University from theVice President of India, His Excellency Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Chancellor, the Governor of Odisha, Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Vice Chancellor, Utkal University, Prof. Sabita Acharya in the field of Human Resource Development at the 50th Convocation Ceremony of Utkal University.
Other eminent personalities who received the D.Litt. degrees along with Dr. Sahoo, were Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, the Auditor General of India also the External Auditor of United Nations, Justice Sanju Panda, Odisha High Court Sr. Judge and Shri Ajit Kumar Mohanty, Director, Bhaba Atomic Research Centre.
“I express my heartfelt gratitude with deep sense of humility to the Vice President of India, His Excellency Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Chancellor, Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Vice Chancellor Dr. Sabita Acharya and the entire team of the prestigious Utkal University, for conferring on me the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa).
Utkal University has set a new benchmark by giving importance to school education which is fundamental to development of any nation. It is an affirmation of the manifestation of my endeavours to give the best to the society and provide quality education. It has furthered my mission to bring about a prolific transformation in the education sector”, said Dr.Bijaya Kumar Sahoo on receiving the Honorary Degree.