Cuttack: Dr. Pravas Acharya has been appointed as the ‘Chief Administrative Officer’ of The Samaja.
Dr. Acharya was born at Bisoi in Mayurbhanj District. He has graduated from Maharaja Purnachandra College, Post Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Utkal University and obtained his Doctorate degree. Dr. Acharya is also Post Graduate in Rural Development and Odia Literature.
His vast experience in Disaster relief. He is also a pioneer in Body and Organ Donation movement in the state of Odisha and has earned many laurels. He has been a Doordarshan News anchor for last three decades. As a Visiting Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication at various Colleges and Universities he has produced scores of journalist in odisha.
After taking voluntary retirement from the Indian Railways as Engineer, he associated himself with the Servants Of People Society, and dedicated himself for social service. presently he is the National Secretary of SOPS