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500-Seat Auditorium Comes Up At SOA In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A 500-seat auditorium was inaugurated at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAS), faculty of agricultural sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here, by Saswati Das, vice-president of SOA on Sunday.

Das said the state-of-the-art facility would be a centre for exchanging ideas by students, faculty and researchers. A TEDx event was organised at the new venue on the inaugural day.

Maj Gen (Retd.) Yashpal Mor, Bollywood lyricist Kumaar, well-known music composer and singer Nilesh Ahuja, radio jockey Raghav, philanthropist Akshita M Bhanjdeo, Influencer for Global Developmental Goals Kamal Prakash Seth and founder of Pencil for Change Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty spoke at the TEDx event.

The inaugural function of the auditorium was addressed by SOA’s pro-vice chancellor Prof PK Nanda, acting dean of IAS Dr BK Mishra, dean (students’ welfare), Prof Jyoti Ranjan Das, additional dean (research) Dr Priyabrata Patnaik and organiser of the TEDx Abhisek Patnaik.

OB Bureau

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