Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday felicitated two odia scientists and Shanti Swarup Bhattnagar Award winners- Jyotiranjan Srichandan Ray and Bedangdas Mohanty- at State secretariat.
Ministry of science and Technology conferred the coveted science honour on Ray and Mohanty for their
outstanding contribution to the field of geology and physics respectively.
Mohanty is working as head of the department of Physics at National Institute of Science Education and
Research in Bhubaneswar while Jyotiranjan is currently working at the Physical Science Laboratory in Ahmedabad.