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Shri. Suparno Satpathy brings extraordinary experience, passion, and perspective
to his role as the Chairman of Smt.Nandini Satpathy Memorial Trust -
Shri. Suparno Satpathy took to grass root social activism after he was elected as
the Chairman of SNSMT which was few months after legendary Smt.Nandini Satpathy took
to her eternal journey in Aug,2006. Late Smt. Nandini Satpathy-
Shri. Suparno Satpathy’s experience in social work & politics begun at a very young age, beginning as the lead volunteer with the MLA of Dhekanal and then later with the MP of Dhenkanal. He campaigned for numerous liberal issues at the age of 9, while assisting late Nandini Satpathy. At the age of 10 he was advocating for the upliftment of Dhenkanal and for peace in Odisha by writing letters to the then Prime Minister of India late Smt. Indira Gandhi.
He is an administration graduate (B.B.A). He has seeked education from DM School,-
As a social worker, philanthropist and an author specializing on socio–economic-
As one of India’s young philanthropists, social activists and political leaders Shri. Satpathy does recognize his responsibility in reaching out to youth and promoting youth participation in the political process, most importantly the rural youth.
Shri. Satpathy is the initiator of ‘Project Nandini’ a social cause project which
works for the development of semi urban & rural women of India. Shri. Satpathy was
in the forefront to advocate for ‘June 9’ as the’ National Daughters day of India
( NANDINI DIWAS* ).This project was launched and the first national daughters day-
In addition to his work in youth & women development Shri. Satpathy has also championed important issues of ‘Environment Protection’ & ‘Industrial criminalization’.
Shri. Suparno Satpathy belongs to one of the most illustrious families of India, he is the great grandson of Padmabhushan late Shri. Kalindi Charan Panigrahi, the grandson of late Devendra Satpathy and legendary late Smt. Nandini Satpathy . Shri. Suparno Satpathy since childhood had been in contact and has gathered a lot of knowledge from the top of the line personalities of literature and politics of Odisha / India. It will not be wrong to mention that the same very strongly reflects in Shri.Suparno Satpathy’s. persona.
Raised by his legendary grandmother Shri. Suparno Satpathy recognizes the many obstacles women face in their careers and daily lives and he is committed to recognizing their hard work, vision and commitment. As a founder, organizer and member of numerous organizations benefiting and empowering women he continues to promote the participation of women in the political process and lends a strong voice to issues and causes that impact women.
As one of Odisha’s leading progressive voices, Shri. Satpathy has also championed a wide variety of causes on the international scene. In this era of globalization; he has been a firm promoter of enhancing India’s trade relationships and partnerships with emerging economies. He is also a firm proponent of India’s unique role as a leader in the global arena for democracy, peace and humanitarian relief efforts.
On a personal front he is a avid reader, he has a passion for horse riding, loves
gym / cross country training (He was Mr.Delhi-
Shri.Suparno Satpathy has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for
his vision and commitment towards the social causes. Also for his dedication and
efforts in helping others. He is the recipient of the prestigious ‘Rashtriya Ektta
His passionate vision for Odisha and its future, combined with his goal to empower women / youth, his ‘statesman’ leadership quality, his socialist ideology and his respect for the elders has given strength, hope and inspiration to many in Odisha albeit in India.