Swadhin Shakti Prasad
Joined Indian Information Service in the year 2013.
At present working as an IIS Gr B Officer in Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.
Bachelor of Science (Ravenshaw University)
MA in Mass Communication (Utkal University)
MA in Sociology
Special Course in Business Communication (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
Special Course in Media & Communication (Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi)
Appreciation Course in Parliamentary Process & Procedures (BPST, Lok Sabha Secretariat, Indian Parliament)
UGC NET in Mass Communication & Journalism
Sangeet Visharad in Hindustan Classical (Instrument- Tabla)
Literature, Academic & Research activities
Theatre, Music & Cultural activities
Social Service & Spiritualism
List of publication (Selective)
Research Papers in International/National Journals
Role of Vernacular newspapers in Odisha’s struggle for independent state province- International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 2014, Vol 1, No.9, 86-94. 86 Available online at http://www.ijims.com ISSN: 2348 – 0343.(Impact Factor-1.36)
Role and Presence of Women in Tribal Festivals: A Case Study of Odisha- AMERICAN RESEARCH THOUGHTS ISSN: 2392 – 876X, Volume 1 │ Issue 6 │ April 2015, (Impact Factor: 2.0178 (UIF)
Role of Newspaper in protecting language: A Study of contribution of Utkal Deepika in Odia language movement- Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, ISSN: 2321-8819 (Online) 2348-7186 (Print) Impact Factor: 1.498 Vol.4, Issue 4, March 2016. (Refereed)
Development of Odia Literature in the post independence era: A study of contribution of All India Radio Cuttack- International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 2016, Vol 3, No.3,54-58, ISSN: 2348 – 0343.
Occupation Prospects for tribals of Similipal Biosphere Reserve in Odisha : An Assessment – Journal of Global Resources, Volume- 4 (01), January 2018, Page-46-52, ISSN : 2395-3160 (Print), 2455-2445 (Online) (Refereed)
A Comparative Study on Rural-Urban Divide in Primary Education in Cuttack District of Odisha- International Inventive multidisciplinary journal, Vol-VI, Issue-III, March 2018, ISSN: 2348-7135 (Refereed)
Research Paper/Chapters in Edited books
‘Role of Press in strengthening Nationalism: An Indian experience’ published in ‘Nationalism and Independence’ (2016, Indotech Publication Ltd, Latur, ISBN 978-93-83193-89-9)
‘Government schemes and initiatives to promote girl education in India’ published in ‘Girl education in India; still miles to cover’ (2016, Kalpaz Publications, Delhi, ISBN 978-93-5128-179-5)
‘ICT in Open and distance learning: Issues, Perspectives and Challenges’ published in ‘Information and Communication Technology in teaching skills’ (2016, Aavishkar Publishers, Jaipur, ISBN 978-81-7910-528-3)
Poems in National & International anthologies/Journals/Websites/e-magazines with ISBN/ISSN number
Heavenly Hymns, an International anthology of poems
Colours of refuge, A prestigious collection of poems where the poet shares space with renowned authors and artists like Padmashree Jayant Mohapatra, Raghu Rai etc.
The Red Balloons
Blessings, an International anthology of poems
Galaxy International Journal
Voices of Humanity by Ardus Publications, Canada.
Feathers: The Hall of Poets
To my dear Valentine by Hall of Poets.
Let them Recite by Xpress Publications, Kerala
Krishna: The Yuga Purusa. (An anthology)
Bouquet of verse by Ardus Publications, Canada.
Mother: An International anthology
Creative Corner: Crafting emotions.
Complexion based Discrimination: International anthology
‘World Peace’ International anthology by World Institute for Peace
Fun-N-Frolic : An Assortment of Humourous Poems
Muse for World Peace, International Anthology of Poems (3rd Edition)
Love with a Stranger- A short story published in ‘The Elusive Genre’(Published among 41 selected short stories ) (An International collection of Short stories for which the author was invited to grace the ‘Meet the authors’ programme in International Literary festival organized by Rajasthan Association for studies in English.)
Written, Acted and Directed many plays/Dramas in School/College/University and State level shows
Paunsa Talara Nian
Kahin Gale Gandhi
Paka Paisa Dekh Tamsa
Books compiled & Edited
Co-edited and compiled a Bestseller International Anthology of Poetry titled “Timeless Love” (ISBN No- 978-93-85783-34-0, Reviewed by famous poets and critics of International repute) which comprises 45 selected works of renowned poets across the globe.
Contributed a number of features & editorial articles on contemporary issues, government plans and policies to newspapers.
Recent Creative Publications in Odia
Two poems published in ‘Sabdalipi’, an Odia literary magazine.
Participation in Seminar/Conference/Workshop
Participated in many Conference/Workshop/Seminars. On behalf of Government of India, I have organized many Workshops/Awareness campaigns/sensitization programs in different parts of the State.
Organized many workshops/Media Outreach programs to sensitize Rural
Journalists in various districts of Odisha.
1. International Conference on “Stop Discrimination for World Peace and Harmony” held in Mathura (Participated as a Guest Speaker, Topic- Discrimination and Role of Media: A critical perspective”)
2. Invited to “International Humanity Conference” scheduled to be held in Ghana on 29th September, 2018 as a Guest Speaker and Awardee.
3. Invited to 12th International Writers’ Festival- India scheduled to be held in Indore on 23rd and 24th October, 2018.
Association with bodies/organizations/Societies
Executive and Life Member of Swami Vivekananda Loka Sansad (A Non Profit Organisation devoted to Social Service)
Executive Member of Utkal Kala O Sanskruti Pratisthan (A Non Profit Organization devoted to upliftment and enrichment of Art, Music and Culture)
Executive Member and Joint Secretary of Sri Jagannath Pala Research Foundation (A Non Profit Organization devoted to upliftment of traditional art forms)
Life Member of Chinta O Chetana. (One of the oldest Cultural Association of Odisha)
Awards & Recognition (Selective)
Gold Cross Award from World Union of Poets.
World Book of Books Award from Hafrikan Prince Art World, Ghana, West Africa for the book “Complexion based Discrimination: International anthology”
Received merit scholarship in Class- 3, 5 and 7 from Govt. of Odisha
Received merit certificate of State Talent Search Examination (Class-10)
Best Supporting Actor, 16th National Theatre Olympiad
Received a number of awards in Debate, Essay, Quiz and cultural competitions.
Felicitated by Hon’ble Governor of Odisha with ‘Mahak Samman’ at 40th National Barsha Festival.