Professor Sachidananda Mohanty, senior professor in the department of English at University of Hyderabad (UoH) and currently the Vice-Chancellor of the Central University Of Orissa has been invited to accompany the President of India as part of a five member education- delegation abroad in near future.

Prof. Sachidanada Mohanty will accompany the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on a State Visit from 14-20 September, 2016 to Cyprus, Luxembourg and Germany. The delegation will explore avenues for strengthening educational and cultural ties with the three nations. Professor Mohanty is currently on leave from the UoH.

During his visit abroad, Prof. Mohanty will do his best, he said, to gather some of the finest insights in educational policy and planning from the three nations for the benefit of India.He terms this development as a rare opportunity for international education.

Professor Mohanty said: ‘I am extremely grateful to the UoH for the way it has helped me grow over the years. I would like to give full credit to this unique institution for whatever I have received in my career’.