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Prana Krushna Parija

Prana Krushna Parija

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Prana Krushna Parija
Born (1891-04-01)1 April 1891
Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now Odisha, India)
Died 2 June 1978(1978-06-02) (aged 87)
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Ravenshaw University
Presidency University, Kolkata
University of Cambridge
Awards Padma Bhushan (1955)
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE; 1944)
Scientific career
Fields Botany
Institutions Ravenshaw University
Banaras Hindu University
Utkal University
Member: 1st Odisha Legislative Assembly
In office
1952–1957
Constituency Balikuda

Prana Krushna Parija OBE (1 April 1891 – 2 June 1978)[1] at Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha.[2][3] He was a Botanist, academician and former Vice chancellor of Utkal University. [4] He worked as a principal in Ravenshaw University (formerly Ravenshaw College), Cuttack[5][6]Pro Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi[7] and Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.[8] The "Parija Library" of the university is named after him.[9] He was working as a scientist for agricultural development in Orissa.[6][10] He was an elected member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly.[11]

Awards and recognitions

References

  1. ^ 1948-1981. Universities Press. 2003. pp. 812–. ISBN 978-81-7371-433-7. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Directory of Eminent Personalities of the District". jagatsinghpur.nic.in. Retrieved 5 March 2013. Dr. Pranakrushna Parija Balikuda 
  3. ^ Balikuda locals remember son of the soil Dr Parija
  4. ^ K. M. George; Sāhitya Akādemī (1992). Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 319–. ISBN 978-81-7201-324-0. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Vanivihar Homepage
  6. ^ a b Harish Chandra Das; State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Samsad (2003). The cultural heritage of Khurda. State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Samsad. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  7. ^ Indian Science Congress Association (2003). The Shaping of Indian Science: 1948-1981. Universities Press. p. 812. ISBN 9788173714337. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  8. ^ Lakshmikanta Mahapatra (1988). Songs of the soul. Kantakabi Centenary Celebration Committee. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  9. ^ P.G. Rama Rao. "Among celebrities". The Telegraph. Retrieved 6 December 2010. 
  10. ^ Careers digest. 1978. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  11. ^ List of members of OLA, 1951-2004 Archived 2013-12-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ The historical register. Supplement. University of Cambridge; University of Cambridge. Cambridge University calendar. Supplement; University of Cambridge. Index to tripos lists, 1748–1910. Supplement. Cambridge University Press. University of Cambridge. 1911–1920
  13. ^ "No. 36309". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1943. p. 23. 
  14. ^ "Padma Bhushan Awardees". Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Retrieved 28 June 2009. 

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