Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University (SOA) was presented the Yashashwi Education University award at the 2nd edition of the Kathmandu-Kalinga Literary Festival held at Kathmandu in Nepal from September 1 to 3.
Pritam Nayak, Officer-on-Special Duty to the SOA Founder President, received the award from Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prasad Saud on the first day of the festival.
Eminent economist Dr. Bibek Debroy, among other dignitaries, was also present on the occasion. Rashmi Ranjan Parida, founder of Kalinga Literary Festival and Ranjana, Co-Founder of the Nepal Chapter, were also present.
The three-day festival showcased literature, music, dance and other art forms while celebrating the long-standing relationship between India and Nepal.