Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated chemical scientist Sesha Kisan. CM said, “Delighted to meet chemical scientist Sesha Kisan, whose journey from grazing cattle in a village in Sambalpur to obtaining a position in the prestigious Georg-August-University at Gottingen of Gottingen, Germany, is an inspiration for all.”
“I am touched by his amazing story of how talent and determination can overcome major adversities in life,” said CM Naveen Patnaik.
Born in a humble agricultural family, Sesha Kisan suffered deep personal tragedy as he lost his mother at a tender age and father in his teens. Despite immense struggles and suffering, he did not lose sight of his dreams and worked hard to achieve them.
After he completed his school education at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, he was selected at the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) where he excelled. As a promising chemical scientist he published many research papers in prestigious international journals. His work was recognised at the global level and he has now been admitted to the prestigious University of Gottingen, Germany as Research Associate.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitate Sesha Kisan and present him an incentive amount of Rs 1 lakh as a token of our deepest appreciation. He is an example of the strongest human values of hard work and dedication and an inspiration for all young people.