Report by OD Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha's leading web portal OdishaDiary's Senior Editor Mr. Kamala Kanta Dash has been featured on the prestigious Monash Memo of the Monash University, Melbourne.
Kamala Kanta has been working with OdishaDiary (OD) since its inception in 2005 and has been one of the core team members in shaping the journey of OD in last seven years. Last year he along with the innovative OD team played an important role in establishing Odisha Living Legend Award, a novel way of recognising great individual and community contributions to Odisha in different walks of life. This year in 2012 Mr. Dash along with our editor Mr. Rashmi r. Parida conceptualised and added a brand new idea "Odisha Youth Inspiration Awards" to the already famous Living Legend Awards. The Youth Inspiration Awards are targeted at the young achievers of the state of Odisha which aims at making them the future legends by providing a single platform to the Legends and the Youth Inspirations.
Mr Dash is now pursuing a PhD in Public Policy, Community Engagement and South Asian Studies at the School of Political and Social Inquiry (PSI) of Monash University. It is worth noting that Monash, a member of research intensive Group Eight universities of Australia, is also the largest international university of the country and has campuses and centres in China, Italy, Malaysia, South Africa and India. Recently in October 2012 New York Times poll on the views of CEOs and recruiters to hire quality graduates placed Monash at 32 out 120 best global universities.
For more on the Odisha Living Legend Award Please visit:http://orissadiary.com/odisha-living-legend-2012/#
For more on the Monash Magazine Profile visit: www.monash.edu.au/news/show/getting-to-know-kamala-kanta-dash