|Born|| (1935-01-06) 6 January 1935 (age 88)|
|Occupation||Writer, Poet, Painter|
|Notable awards||Padma Shri(2008), Sarala Award(2002), Bidhubhusan Guru Smruti Samman(2022)|
Srinivas Udgata (born 6 January 1935), is a poet, story and drama writer, painter, novelist and translator from Odisha, India.
He has been awarded Padma Shri award in 2008 by the president of India in 2008 for Literature and Education. He received the Jhankar Award in 1974. In 2002 for his poetry he has received Bharati Bharati Award for his From the Hindi Sahitya Sanstha of Uttar Pradesh. Besides these awards, he has also received the Sarala Award in 2002, Sarala Samman in 2002 and Acharya Vidyasagar Samman from Calcutta. He was honored with Bidhubhusan Guru Smruti Samman in 2022 by Bidhubhusan Guru Smruti Parishad. He received his D.Litt. from Sambalpur University. The title "Vidyavachaspati" awarded by Prayag Sahitya Sammelan, Allahabad, Award from Kendriya Sahitya Akademi, U.P. Hindi Sahitya Sansthan, Lucknow- Souhardya Samman etc. He was president of Orissa Sahitya Akademi from 1994 to 1997. He is continuing as president of Atmaprakashani (A Writers' Association). He has been awarded & honored by more than 100 organisations in India.
Padma Award winners of Odisha
*birth place Odisha
Recipients of Padma Shri in Literature & Education