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Tributes to Dr. Bansidhar Panda on his Birth Anniversary

ONI Bureau: Odisha pays rich tributes to Dr. Bansidhar Panda, Doyen of Odisha Industry, on his birth anniversary today. Dr. Panda, who was born on November 26, 1931, had breathed his last at his Bhubaneswar residence on May 22, 2018.

Dr. Bansidhar Panda, a renowned research scientist, had returned from the United Sates and choose Therubali, a remote outpost in the erstwhile undivided Koraput district of Odisha to embark upon his dream and IMFA came into being in 1961. He was the Founder and Executive Chairman of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA).

Thanks to his efforts, IMFA has become a world of enterprise and innovation. Dr. Panda had received Degrees from Banaras Hindu University, Harvard University and Michigan Technological University.

Bansidhar PandaLate Bansidhar Panda was previously employed as Member-Governors Board by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Chairman-Governors Board by National Institute of Technology (Rourkela). He also served on the board at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. and Panda Investments Pvt Ltd.

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