On the occasion of legendary Odia leader Biju Patnaik’s birth centennial, OST brings to you a special series of posts and articles chronicling the life and achievements of Biju Patnaik.
- Biju Patnaik International Airport
Biju Patnaik International Airport, is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. It is the sole state-of-the-art international airport in the state.
Fun read: Favourite tailor of Biju Babu
2. Biju Patnaik Film & Television Institute of Odisha
Biju Patnaik Film & Television Institute of Odisha is an autonomous Institute established by the Government of Odisha. Funded by Government of Odisha, Department of Employment and Technical Education & Training, the institute offers diploma courses in three disciplines such as Cinematography, Sound & TV. Engineering and Film & Video Editing.
Also read: Biju Patnaik had a Winter Wife?
3. Biju Patnaik State Police Academy
Not only was the foundation stone of the State Police Academy laid on the auspicious birthday of Biju Patnaik on March 5, 2001, but the building of BPSPA at Ransinghpur, Bhubaneswar was inaugurated on March 5 , 2005.
Know more: Biju Patnaik cycled all the way to Peshawar!
4. Biju Patnaik University of Technology
The Bhubaneswar campus is located in Pokhariput, near Khandagiri. Almost all the engineering, pharmacy, architecture and most of the colleges offering B.Tech,M.Tech,MBA,MCA,B. Pharm,M.Pharma, and B.Arch degree programmes are either constituent or affiliated colleges of BPUT.
Must read: Why Indonesia is indebted to Biju Patnaik…
5. Biju Patnaik Park
Also known as the Forest Park it has been developed by National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) and is maintained by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). It is a wonderful expanse of green in the heart of the city and is a haven for people doing the morning walks and exercises. Health drinks are available in the morning which is a great hit with the health food lovers.
Good read: The romantic tale of Biju and Gyan Patnaik
6. Biju Patnaik Indoor stadium, KIIT University- Bhubaneswar
The Biju Patnaik Indoor stadium provides indoor sports facilities and is the biggest in-campus indoor stadium with 6000 sq.ft of wooden flooring. It provides facilities for several indoor games and has air-conditioned billiard rooms, twelve station multi-gym, rooms for table tennis, badminton, chess, carom etc. It houses a yoga center and health club too.
Interesting read: 10 things you probably didn’t know about Biju Patnaik