List of Vice-Presidents of Odisha Sahitya Akademi

The Akademi had no provision of appointing vice-presidents in its constitution. On 25th Nov, 96 a post of Working President was created. The Additional Chief Secretary-cum-Development Commissioner worked as the Working Vice President from 26.11.96 to 16.01.98. On 17th Jan, 98 although a post of Vice- President was created, no one was appointed as the Vice-President. Additional Chief Secretary-cum-Development Commissioner used to act as Vice-President

SI.No. Name From To
1. Satyananda Champatiray 1972 31.07.78
2. Rajkishore Ray 03.08.78 18.07.81
3. Radhamohan Gadnaik 19.07.81 03.01.87
4. Binod Chandra Naik 01.01.88 11.07.94
5. Srinibas Udgata 12.07.94 31.12.96
6. Rabi Singh 01.01.97 31.12.99
7. Umashankar Panda 18.07.00 23.07.03
8. Purnanda Dani 01.03.04 31.08.04 (Resigned)
9. Hussain Rabi Gandhi 21.02.05 20.02.08
10. Chandrasekhar DasBurma 09.05.08 08.05.10
11. Giri Dandasena 18.05.11  08.02.15
12. Smt Gayatri Saraf  09.02.15 ----