News Updates Odisha Environment Congress 2015 22nd , 24th December 2015



Mr. Dhirendra K. Roy (IRS-Retd)- Chairman - HDF - cDAR: Sj. D. K. Roy possesses wide-range of experiences of working with the Government with various capacities. He was the former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, a former Chairman of Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission and ex-Managing Director of Kalinga Hospital Ltd. He is an Expert in legal and regulatory affairs.

Mr. Roy was in the Indian Revenue Service from 1964 to 1996 during which he held important assignments at Kolkata and Delhi. During this period he was also Director, Economic Planning in Ministry of Defense for three years and Economic Counselor in the Embassy of India at Moscow for three years, on deputation. On voluntary retirement from IRS he joined as member of the newly set up Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission. As the member of the first ever Electricity Regulatory Commission in India, he did immense pioneering work in establishing the commission and in laying down procedures which were subsequently replicated in the center and in many states of India. As Managing Director of the Premier Private Sector hospital of Orissa i.e. Kalinga Hospital, he was able to revive it financially and position it as a center of excellence in health care delivery. Presently Mr. Roy is on the Boards of Grid Corporation of Orissa Limited, Orissa Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. Orissa Thermal Power Corporation and Orissa Mining Corporation Ltd. as Director. Mr. D.K.Roy widely traveled in India and abroad. He has participated in international seminars at Washington DC, Geneva and Monte vedio and has delivered talks at various training programs not only in India but also in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Mr. Roy takes interest in cultural & social affairs and is connected actively with a number of civil society organizations.


Sri Sudarsan Das, Managing Trusty (HDF - cDAR): Mr. Sudarsan Das is the Secretary of Human Development Foundation. Mr. Das has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ravenshaw College and Master of Arts degree in Sociology from Utkal University. He is an ardent social worker with admirable human values. In his student career he was also an exemplary student leader. He has more than 12 years of research, academic & administrative experience including institution building. He has held various position of responsibility like Director Centre for Social Development, Dean Student Welfare, Registrar over the years at KIIT University. He has been associated in a consulting and an advisory capacity with more than one hundred NGO & CVO in the country and a regular columnist in the daily Oriya news paper Sambad. Besides it he was a senate member in Utkal University. At presently he is a member, Board of Studies, Department of Sociology Fakir Mohan University Balasore. He has traveled widely in India and abroad.


Major General Dr Bikash K. Mohanti, AVSM (Retd). Graduated from AFMC, Pune and postgraduate in Clinical Pathology and Hospital Management. Served the Army Medical corps from 1969 to 2006 in various key and important assignment. Commanded the largest Armed Forces Hospital in Delhi and was instrumental in creating unique facilities for trauma care as a model for all services hospitals and initiated the establishment of Army college of medical science , a non-government organization. He has been the Addl D6 and advisor in medical service for Indian Army, and also was Head of Medical Services in Northen Command and Executive Dean of the Armed Forces Medical College.

He did advance training in Management Science at College of Defence Management and was also awarded. �Fellowship in National Security� National Defense College. He was awarded AVSM by the President of India for his most distinguished services. Indian Hospital Association honoured him for his �Excellence in Hospital Management� in year 2003.

On retirement from Army. He served the Kalinga Hospital Ltd as MS and MD for 5 years between 2007 to 2012.

The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Rules 2015.

ODISHA ENVIRONMENT CONGRESS 2015 - Theme Environment Health & Nutrition FOR ODISHA.  23rd & 24th December 2015