Siddhanta Das

Retired IFS officer & currently Chairman, ORERA

Of Good Samaritans & Mentors

Devdas Chhotray, a 1971 batch IAS officer from Bihar cadre, is better known and acclaimed in Odisha as a poet,… Read More

1 week ago

On-The-Job Training

I joined as Principal, Forest Rangers’ College (FRC), Angul, in September 1989 and continued for three years. One of my… Read More

3 weeks ago

Nursing Self-Inflicted Wounds

On transfer of my father from Keonjhar, I joined Ravenshaw Collegiate School, Cuttack, in Class-VI in the middle of an… Read More

1 month ago

Back From The Brink: The Chilika Story

Dr Ajit Pattnaik, my batch and cadre-mate in the Indian Forest Service (IFS), is a mild mannered, sincere and ingenious… Read More

1 month ago

Head Held High

Kamala Thapa, eldest amongst four sisters from Darjeeling, came to Delhi in search of a job. She ended up as… Read More

2 months ago

Only Busy Persons Can Find Time

After completion of my professional training at the National Forest Academy, I joined for district training at Cuttack in 1984.… Read More

2 months ago

Not Fair, Still Lovely

The residential campus for faculty members of Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA) is in the picturesque 'Litchi Bagh' in… Read More

2 months ago

Letting Her Leave Peacefully

This article is part of the author's column 'By Grace of God' Read More

3 months ago

Dodging A Doting Father

My father Rajendra Narayan Das joined India Police Service (IPS) in 1955. That year he was the only person from… Read More

3 months ago

Carbon Sequestration By Algae: An Answer To Climate Change

Global warming due to climate change is the single-most important issue, which is threatening the very existence of humankind. In… Read More

3 months ago