The company that Vedanta keeps:

Vedanta’s University Support Group of Academics and others for your information:

  1. Dr. Abani Patra, Professor, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
  2. Dr. Amiya Kumar Rath, Professor and Director, College of Engineering (CEB), Bhubaneswar
  3. Dr. Arun Pujari, Professor, University of Hyderabad (Currently Vice Chancellor, Sambalpur University, Odisha)
  4. Dr. Chitta Baral, Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  5. Dr. Chitta Ray, Professor, University of Hawaii, USA
  6. Dr. Dhanada Mishra, Chairman, Human Development Foundation, Bhubaneswar
  7. Dr. Durga Mishra, Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
  8. Dr. Gautam Das, Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  9. Dr. Manmohan Mohanti, Retired Professor (Emeritus), Geology, Utkal University (Currently at Nimapara near Bhubaneswar)
  10. Dr. Nihar Ranjan Das, Research Fellow at the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi
  11. Nitai Dhal, Trustee, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
  12. Dr. Pranay Swain, UNICEF-OPEPA, ex-faculty IIM Calcutta (Currently at Bhubaneswar)
  13. Dr. Prasant Mohapatra, Professor, University of California at Davis, USA
  14. Dr. Rabi Mahapatra, Professor, Texas A & M University, USA
  15. Dr. Rabi Nayak, Professor, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (retired), Currently at NISER Bhubaneswar
  16. Dr. Ramakrushna Pradhan, Research Scholar, School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi
  17. Sahadeva Sahoo, Ex-Vice Chancellor OUAT, Ex-Chief Secretary Government of Odisha (Currently at Bhubaneswar)
  18. Sanjeev Nayak, Trustee, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
  19. Dr. Sumanta Swain, Senior Research Officer, International Institute of Health Management Research New Delhi
  20. Dr. Siba P. Misra, Retired Professor and Director, Institute of Physics Bhubaneswar, Ex-President Orissa Bigyan Academy, Ex-President Orissa Information Technology Society (Resides in Bhubaneswar)
  21. Dr. Sunil Sarangi, Professor, IIT Kharagpur, Ex-Director, NIT Rourkela, Odisha
  22. Dr. Supriti Mishra, Fullbright Scholar, Professor, HDF Business School, Bhubaneswar
  23. Dr. Trailokya Nath Naik, Ex-Deputy Director, National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, Currently at Bhubaneswar after a stint at NISER, Bhubaneswar.

Others (some associated with academia)

  1. Basant Barik, Credit Suisse, Singapore
  2. Devasis Sarangi, Invest Bhubaneswar and the upcoming TIE Odisha Chapter, Bhubaneswar
  3. Dhirendra Kar, Entrepreneur, North Carolina USA and Bhubaneswar
  4. Nirakar Sahoo, NRO in Maryland, USA (VSSUT Graduate)
  5. Pradosh Sahoo, Student at an IIT, Bhubaneswar
  6. Priyadarshi Mishra, Chairperson, Skill Odisha Initiative, Bhubaneswar
  7. Purna Mohanty, Technology Entrepreneur and SEED Investor, Silicon Valley, CA, USA,Member, TiE Silicon Valley, Member, Invest Bhubaneswar Silicon Valley
  8. Sujeet Jena, Financial Controller, University of New South Wales Foundation, Australia
  9. Surya Rath, Editor of Artfair, Bhubaneswar/Puri
  10. Tejeswar Parida, President, Delhi Odisha Students Association (DOSA), Delhi
  11. Umashankar Das, Entrepreneur Hyderabad/Bangalore