safalya kumar nandi
Born 22 January 1951 at Amrda Road under Balasore district of Odisha. Master Degree in Odia from Utkal University and B.Lib. Science from Jadavpur University in the year 1973. Joined to the National Library, Odia Division as Junior Technical Assistant in the year 1976. Promoted to the post Assistant Library & Information Officer and Divisional Head of Odia Division in the year 1992. Life Member of Indian Librarian Association. Retired from National Library 31st January 2011. Paricipated and contributed papers in the International, National and state level Seminars on Library Science and Literature. Organsed seminars, exhibitions in the National Library and other states in connection with the Delivery of Books Act awareness programme and Infrastructure Development of Libraries of North East programme. Actively organised various cultural programme as the Secretary of National Library Sports and Recreation Club and brought prizes for the Library in the state central level. Translation from Bengali, Hindi , Englisg to Odia is one of the hoby. As the president of Sri Jagannath Pathagar the Library unit of Sri Jagannath Temple, Kidderpur orgsnises various literary programme. Wife Smt. Bharati Nandi translated more tha twenty books from Odia to Bengali. Her translation Chitrit Andhakar awarded with Translation Prize of Sahitya Akademi , New Delhi in the year 2009.