Renowned economist, Prof Baidyanath Mishra, passes away
Bhubaneswar: Renowned economist and educationist Professor Baidyanath Mishra breathed his last at his residence in Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar today. He was 99.
Mishra was known as an educationist, researcher and economist, who contributed immensely for social development in Odisha. In 1949, Mishra had started his career as a lecturer from Ravenshaw University and later worked at Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) as Agriculture Economics Professor. Between 1981 to 1985, Mishra served as vice-chancellor at OUAT. Later, from 1985 to 1990, he worked at State Planning Board as Chairman.
Following Mishra’s demise, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, BJP national vice president Baijayant Jay Panda and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan offered their condolences.
“Deeply saddened by the demise of eminent educationist and economist, Baidyanath Mishra. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May his soul rest in peace,” tweeted CM Naveen.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଶିକ୍ଷାବିତ ତଥା ଅର୍ଥନୀତିଜ୍ଞ ବୈଦ୍ୟନାଥ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଏପରି ଦୁଃଖଦ ସମୟରେ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହିତ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) May 8, 2019
Expressing grief over the death of Mishra, Pradhan tweeted: “His contribution to the social development in Odisha is incomparable. I express my condolences to the family. May his soul rest in peace.”
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଅର୍ଥନୈତିଜ୍ଞ ପ୍ରଫେସର ବୈଦ୍ୟନାଥ ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗରେ ମୁ ଦୁଃଖିତ । ପ୍ରଫେସର ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ସାମାଜିକ ଜୀବନ ପାଇଁ ଯୋଗଦାନ ଅତୁଳନୀୟ । ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗକୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି । https://t.co/GjwdBE9f98
— Chowkidar Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) May 8, 2019
Jay Panda also condoled the death of Mishra in a tweet message.
He was a doyen among the state’s elder citizens, lived a long and meaningful life, was highly regarded and liked. A great loss.
May his soul rest in peace…
Om Shanti 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/fuuYauyd95
— Chowkidar Baijayant Jay Panda (@PandaJay) May 8, 2019