About the Initiator

Dr. Sadananda Dikshita (10.02.1957) is a serious Sanskrit scholar studied in Sanskrit through traditional method in Bhadrak and Tirupati and obtained Ph.D on Modern Sanskrit Language from Sri Jagannatha Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya PURI. He is the pioneer of spoken Sanskrit Movement -Lokabhasha Sanskskritam (1979) in India  and created a band of more than 2000 Sanskrit Pracharakas to spread spoken Sanskrit in India and abroad through Lokabhasha Prachara Samitih and research activities through SARASVATI - 1994.

Dr. Dikshita has also started various socio-cultural-Spiritual activities to envigorate the Odisha state through Shri Shri Jagannath Chetana - 2003 (Trust), Gurujan Parishad- 2004 (Trust), Sukhi Odisha Mission- 2005 (Trust) and Siksha Vikash Parishad- 2011 (Trust).

He has also  established Sarasvati Vihar, a Campus for Sanskrit and Samskriti related activities in Bhadrak, Odisha. All these 7 Trusts and Societies including India Media Centre are his brain child, which are engaged in various activities.

Lokabhasha Prachara Samitih

Chairman Sri Kartik Chandra Chand
Retired Commissioner of Income Tax
Bhubaneswar
Gen. Secretary Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak
Treasurer Dr. Manorama Dash
Retired Teacher in Sanskrit
Puri

Sukhi Odisha Mission

Chairman Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak

Vice Chairma Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak
Managing Trustee Acharya Annapurna Devi
Socio-Spiritual Leader
Sarasvati Vihar, Bhadrak

SARASVATI

Chairman Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak
Secretary Pandit Birendra Kumar Panda
Principal of Sanskrit College
Bhadrak

Sri Sri Jagannatha Chetana

Chairman Acharya Annapurna Devi
Socio-Spiritual Leader
Sarasvati Vihar, Bhadrak
Managing Truste Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak

Gurujana Parishad

Chairman Sri Kartik Chandra Chand
Retired Commissioner of Income Tax
Bhubaneswar
Managing Trustee Dr. Sadananda Dikshita
Retired Professor of Sanskrit
Bhadrak

Recognition

Recognition : Lokabhasha Prachara Samitih (1983) was registered bearing no 1289-82, 1983-84 dt. 02.02.1984 under section 1860 and was recognized by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan as an organization.

Provision

The Samitih is also granted Income Tax Exemption U/s 80. G and 12.A of Income Tax Act, 1961. Letter No. 80.G- CIT/BBSR/Tech./80G-162/2013-14/5526 date. 06.09.2013.

Recognition : SARASVATI is a registered Sanskrit Research Institute Vide registration No. 897 - 163 of 1997 dated 20.12.1997.

Provision : Income Tax exemption U/s. 80.G and 12 A is granted from 2011. Vide letter No. 80.G – CIT/CTC/Tech/80G-663/2013-14/3233 dt. 04.09.2013, 12A Letter No. CIT/CTC/Tech/2008-09/3498 dt. 12.12.2008.

SRI SRI JAGANNATHA CHETANA is a registered charitable Trust registered U/s 1883 dated 12.09.2003.

Provision : Income Tax exemption U/s. 80.G and 12 A is granted from 2011. Vide letter No. 80.G – CIT/BBSR/Tech.80G-165/2013-14/5527 dt. 06.09.2013, 12A Letter No. ITO/(Tech)/12A-11/2008-09/4788-4790 dt. 04.09.2008

GURUJANA PARISHAD is a registered Charitable Trust registered U/s. 1883 dated 01.09.2004.

Provision : Income Tax exemption U/s. 80.G is granted from 2011. Vide letter No. 80.G – CIT/BBSR/Tech.80G-163/2013-14/5529 dt. 06.09.2013.

SUKHI ODISHA MISSION is a registered Charitable Trust registered U/s. 1883 dated 20.12.2005.

Provision : Income Tax exemption U/s. 80.G is granted from 2011. Vide letter No. 80.G – CIT/BBSR/Tech.80G-164/2013-14/5528 dt. 06.09.2013.