Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University
Pusa, Samastipur – 848 125, Bihar, India


Chancellor’s Profile

Prof. P. K. Mishra


Education: M. A. (Sanskrit), LL.B., Ph.D., Diploma in Journalism, Sahitya Acharya
Awards and Honors: Prof. Mishra has 28 awards to his credit from various national and international organizations.
Teaching: He has served as Lecturer in Sanskrit at Kendrapara College, Kendrapara (Odisha) during 1979-84, Reader in Sanskrit (1985-98) and Professor of Sanskrit (1999-2014) at P.G. Dept of Sanskrit, Utkal University.
Administration: Prof. Mishra has held the position of Vice-Chancellor, North Orissa University, Baripada, Odisha, Director, National Mission for Manuscripts, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India and Chairman, P.G. Council, Utkal Universiy, Odisha. He has also held the membership of different bodies of Utkal University namely – Senate, Syndicate, Academic Council, Board of Studies, Subject Research Committees, University Examination Committee, Publication Committee, University Research Committee, Building Committee, Security Committee, Grievance Cell, IQAC, Finance Committee, Purchase Committees etc. of the University.
Official Positions:
• Head of P.G. Dept. of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Bubaneswar, Odisha (1991-92)
• Superintendent, Fakirmohan Chhatravasa, Utkal University, Bubaneswar (1995-97)
• Head of P.G. Dept. of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Bubaneswar, Odisha (2004-06)
• Course Co-coordinator, Yogic Science, Utkal University, Bubaneswar, Odisha (2004-10)
• Head and Course Coordinator, P.G. Dept. of Sanskrit, Utkal University, (2009)
• Member of Academic Council, Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, Delhi (2012)
• Chairman, P.G. Council and Member Syndicate, Utkal University, Bubaneswar (2012-14)
Member of Organizations:
• Official language committees, Law Dept. Govt. of Odisha (1991-2000)
• University Publication Committees (1998-2002)
• Jayadeva Foundation Trust, Bhubaneswar (1998)
• Award Judging Committee, U.G.C. (2000)
• Spoken Sanskrit Committee, U.G.C. (2000)
• Member of following committees of Utkal University of Culture (2002)
 Oriya Grammar Committee
 Buddhist study committee,
 Oriya Vyakarana Committee,
• Member of NAAC visiting committee to different Universities (2016)
Positions Held in Different Organizations / Professional Bodies
• Founder and Secretary, Prachi Valley Cultural Academic and Historical Research Society, Puri (1979 – continuing till date),
• Lokabhasa Pracharasamiti, Orissa (1991-93)
• Bhubaneswar Samskrt Parisad, (1991- continuing till date),
• Sanskrit Sikshaka Maha Sangha, Orissa (2005)
• Sanskrit Sangita Nataka Academy, Orissa (2005-2009)
• Art Vision, Bhubaneswar(2006 – continuing till date)
• Working President, Samskrita Mahasangha, Orissa (2007-2009)
• Vice Chairman, Stop Diabetes Mission, Bhubaneswar (2009)
• Chairman and Advisor of Arsha vidya Vikasa Kendra National seminar, I, II, III, IV, Bhubaneswar (2009-2013)
• Vice-president, Association for All Odisha College Teachers in Sanskrit (2013)
• Member of NAAC visiting committee to different Universities (2016)
• Founder President of Eastern Indian Oriental Conference, Bhubaneswar (2016)
Countries Visited:
England, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Russia, Thailand, Japan and China
Published credentials

Publication:Reference books08
 Text books08
 Popular writings02
 Creative writings in Sanskrit20
 Creative writings in Odia03
Research Papers :in English48
 in Sanskrit08
 in Hindi01
 in Odia20
Popular Writings : 18
Books reviewed : 12
Translations : 06
Edited Publications : 07
Poems :in Sanskrit13
 in Odia05

Conferences Attended and Papers Presented: 150+
Address for communication:
Tapasya, 331/A,
Sri Aurobindo Nagar, Chandrasekharpur,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India Pin-751016
Email : prof.prafullam@gmail.com
Website : www.prafullasanskrit.in

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