Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 21:

Eminent novelist Paramita Satpathy will be conferred with the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2016 for her novel collection Prapti.


Satpathy has already received several awards for her valuable contribution in the field of literature.

She has been felicitated with Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award, Bharatiya Bhasa Parishad Yuva Puraskar, Gangadhar Rath Foundation Award and Bhubaneswar Book Fair Award.

Her several novels have been translated in Hindi, English, Bengali, Telugu and Marathi languages.

Paramita had joined Indian Revenue Services in 1989. She is currently posted as the commissioner of the Income Tax department.