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Chemical scientist Sesha Kisan - An inspiration for all

Bhubaneswar, May 29, 2018: 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. He was grazing cattle in a village in Sambalpur in Odisha.

Today, the same Sesha Kisan is a renowned chemical scientist. His journey from grazing cattle to obtaining a position in the prestigious Georg-August-Universität Göttingen of Gottingen, Germany, is an inspiration for all.

His amazing story of how talent and determination can overcome major adversities in life has touched many, including Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

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 felicitated the young talent here at the State Secretariat on Wednesday.

“I am proud to 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,” said Patnaik.


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