Srinivas Udgata
Padma Shri Srinivas Udgata
Padma Shri Srinivas Udgata
Born (1935-01-06) 6 January 1935 (age 87)
OccupationWriter, Poet, Painter
Notable awardsPadma Shri(2008), Sarala Award(2002)

Srinivas Udgata (born 6 January 1935), is a poet, story and drama writer, painter, novelist and translator from Odisha, India.[1][2]

List of works



Awards and recognitions

He has been awarded Padma Shri award in 2008 by the president of India in 2008 for Literature and Education.[3] He received the Jhankar Award in 1974.[4] 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 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[5] 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.


  1. ^ "Balangir at a Glance". Kosal. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Srinivas Udgata". 6 January 1935. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  4. ^ "SRINIBASH UDGATA". Archived from the original on 23 October 2006.
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