News & Announcement
  • 96th Monthly Seminar of Orissa Environmental Society will be held on February 04, 2018. Theme: ‘Environmental Perspectives of Crop Protection in India: Theory and Reality’
Annual Report 2016
Environmental Society Profile

Activity in 2015

11.01.2015 Popular talk on
‘India’s Space Mission’
ISCA:BC Guest-
Dr. Ashok Kumar Rath, Prof. In Civil Engineering, KIIT University and Former Scientist, ISRO
01.02.2015 Popular talk on
‘Tiger Conservation
and Current Census Issues’–
ISCA:BC Guest-
Dr. Lala Aswini Kumar Singh
(Chief Discussant)
A Participatory Discussion
01.03.2015 Popular talk on
‘Tiger Conservation
in Central India Landscape’
ISCA:BC Guest-
Dr. Debabrata Swain, Inspector General, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Nagpur Region, Nagpur
07.04.2015 World Health Day 2015 theme
“Food Safety’
(From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe)
Veggie Cart
Guest of Honour
Dr. Banambar Ray, Head, Critical Care Medicine, Apollo Hospitals
Guest of Honour
 Sj. Krishna Chandra Mishra
Founder, eKutir; and Co-Founder Veggie Kart and Veggie Health Sollutions (USA)
Chief Guest
 Sj. Sahadeva Sahoo,
Former Chief Secretary, Odisha; & President ACAS
03.05.2015 Popular talk on
‘Environmental Protection and Green Laws in India’
ISCA:BC Guest-
Mr. Bibhu Prasad Tripathy
Senior Advocate, Odisha High Court
General Secretary,
Progressive Lawyers' Association
Member, State Bar Council, Bhubaneswar
05.06.2015 World Environment Day 2015
Popular talk on
‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’  
Chief Speaker
Dr. Madhumita Das,
Professor of Geology, Utkal University Chief Guest
Sj. Arun Misra, Vice President,
(Project Gopalpur) & Managing Director (Tata Steel SEZ Ltd) Panellists
  • Dr. Sangram Keshari Nayak, Former Principal Scientist, CRRI, Cuttack.
  • Prof. Lalita Mohan Garnayak, Dean, College of Agriculture, OUAT.
  • Prof. Md. Hussain, Dean,
  • College of Forestry, OUAT
  • Mr. Pranab Ranjan Choudhury,
  • NRMC Pvt. Ltd.
05.07.2015 66th Van Mahotsav  2015
Tree Plantation & Public Meeting
Popular talk on
 ‘Plant One: Protect One’  
DFO, Khordha Guests:
Mr. Akshaya Kumar Patnaik,
DFO, Khordha Forest Division Guest of Honour
Mr. Sudhakar Mohapatra,
Former CCF, Odisha Chief Guest
Mr. Bijay Ketan Patnaik.
Former, PCCF (WL), Odisha
02.08.2015 Popular talk on
 ‘District Mineral Foundation’
ISCA:BC Guest-
Mr. B. K. Mohanty
Former Director of Mines, Govt. of
06.09.2015 Popular talk on
 ‘Soil Health: Present Scenario and Future Vision in Odisha’ 
- Guest-
Dr. K. K. Rout,
Professor, Soil Science, OUAT
05.10.2015 Wildlife Week and a Day for Elephant
‘ Wildlife Conservation – Priorities Ahead’
SEFT Guests-
Mr. S S Srivastava, IFS
PCCF (Wildlife), Odisha
Dr. Debabrata Swain, IFS
IG, NTCA, Central Region, Nagpur
Mr. Saroj Kumar Patnaik, IFS
Former PCCF (Wildlife), Odisha
25.10.2015 34th Foundation Day Function
Prasanna Dash Memorial Lecture
- Prasanna Dash Memorial Lecture by the Guest Speaker,
Shri Priyanath Padhi, Former PCCF, Odisha on the topic ‘Conservation of Environmen and the Poor: A Social Dimension’
Chief Guest,
Sj Sudhansu Bhushan  Mishra, Former Chief Secretary, Odisha
Presentation of the
‘Lifetime Achievement Award’  to Prof. Satyananda Acharya, Former Vice Chancellor, Utkal University (Citation to be read out by Dr. BM Faruque, Vice President)
Presentation of the
 ‘Dr. BC Panda Award for Environment and Science Communication’ jointly to Dr. Chitta Ranjan Mishra, Former GM, NALCO and to Dr. Bijay Ketan Patnaik, Former PCCF (Wildlife), Odisha (Citations to be read out by Dr. Rekha Das, Secretary; and Dr. Lala A.K Singh, EC Member)  
01.11.2015 National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC)2014-2015
through popular talks
on Combating Desertification, land Degredation and drought
Release of the Booklet “Jayadeva Vatika”
Mr. Rudramani Sahoo, D.M., OFDC
Prof. Sailabala Padhi,
Director, CES
Mr. Gadadhara Mahapatra,
 Trustee, Jayadeb Foundation Trust
Mr. Ramesh Chndra Sethi,G M., OFDC  
24.11.2015 Heritage Week
At Khandagiri-Udayagiri Twin Hills
Sj. Ashok Chandra Panda, Hon’ble Minister, Culture and Tourism, Dr. P.K.Patshani, Hon’ble MP
06.12.2015 Popular talk on
‘Human-Environment Relationship, Its Synergies in Ganga Basin - A Coincidence or Consequence’
  Guest Speaker
Dr. Krishna Chandra Sahu, Former Prof. IIT-Mumbai