Kishore Dwibedi Elected Chairman Of World Odisha Society
Bhubaneswar: Senior journalist and founder of Vande Utkal Foundation, Kishore Dwibedi has been elected Chairman of the newly-formed World Odisha Society (WOS).
Dwibedi garnered an overwhelming majority of votes in an election conducted online. A seasoned journalist, Dwibedi has held senior positions in three prominent Odisha newspapers.
A five-time member of hte Press Advisory Committee of Lok Sabha, Dwibedi is now serving as CMD of OMM Media Network. Kishore Dwibedi will serve as the chairman of WOS for a two-year term.
A 20-member Working Committee has also been elected to aid and advice the chairman. The office-bearers of Odia Samaj of different countries, prominent NROs and representatives of Odisha-centric socio-cultural organisations were present during the video conferencing meeting.
The elected Working Committee Members are from Washington, Canberra, Moscow, Toronto, London, Dubai, Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Jakarta, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Cuttack, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Bhubaneswar,