Our Mission

As the noise of overflowing information overwhelms us to truly understand what is happening with the world, we aim to offer an alternative.

OdishaPlus helps you make sense of the news. We provide context, analysis and multiple perspectives on politics, business, culture and topics that define Odisha.

The Team

Nilambar Rath


Nilambar, a veteran journalist from Odisha, brings active industry experience in media & communication and media management covering leading media houses of regional and national level. He is among the first-generation media entrepreneurs from Odisha especially in the field of digital journalism.

Prof Ujjwal K Chowdhury

Consulting Editor (Honorary)

Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury, currently serves as the Strategic Adviser & Professor, Daffodil University Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was the the former Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, School of Media, Communication & Fashion, of Kolkata based Adamas University, is a leading media and communication academic of India. He was earlier the Dean of Media of Symbiosis (Pune) and Amity (Mumbai) Universities, Whistling Woods International (Mumbai), and Pearl Academy of Delhi and Mumbai.

Kapilas Bhuyan

Consulting Editor

Kapilas Bhuyan, a writer, journalist and independent filmmaker having own the Rajat Kamal, the National Film Award and some international accolades for his short and documentary films, is a Senior Journalist and dance, theater and film critic serving the media over three decades.

Bhaskar Parichha

Consulting Editor

Bhaskar Parichha, a prominent name in Odisha journalism started his career as a freelance writer in 1980. His one decade long work in the sector got him into a diversified subjects and media. In the last 4 decade long media career he has been associated with many leading media houses including ‘Dharitri’, ‘Anupam Bharat’ and ‘The Political and Business Daily’. He was also the Editor of ‘Swabhiman’ and ‘Odisha Bhaskar’. He is the author of the publication ‘Biju Patnaik: A Political Biography’ (Har-Anand Publications,New Delhi, 1995).

Pranati Parida

Managing Editor & Publisher

Pranati, a creative writer and translator, brings over one and half decade of industry experience in the vertical of content development and localization. Her diversified experience covers sectors like health, legal, IT, banking, pharma and development communication etc. She was the Managing Editor of ‘Swasthyashree’, a leading print magazine on the domain of Health. She currently edits the digital health platform www.swasthya.plus in Odia language which aims at spreading large awareness in the area of public health and wellness.

Biswal Sudhakar

Visual Director

A creative director par-excellence Sudhakar brings diversified experience in the domain of media and creative communication covering more than 3 decades. Starting from Print to Outdoor media and paintings to digital restoration, he has got a vast experience and exposure in the sector. Over last two-decades Mr. Sudhakar is being involved in many prestigious Govt. and Non-Governmental projects as a chief visualiser and consultant.