Dr Satyabrata Minaketan, Chairman ODM Educational Group, Bhubaneswar has received the award of “Eminent Educationist” for the year 2019-20 by the” Parichay Foundation”. It needs to be mentioned here that Dr S.Minaketan is an acclaimed academician and has many more prestigious awards to his credit. It is this aspect that people look up to him as a leader par excellence and an able administrator. He has steered the group of institutions with dedication and is a role model to be emulated. It is under his guidance and visionary stewardship that the institutions have been successful in making a great impact on society.