Bhubaneswar: Odisha Youth Award(OYA), an annual event by media and publishing house Odia Media Private Limited, is going to be held here on September 22.

Nominations for the OYA have been invited by the organisers to recognise young achievers in various fields and felicitate celebrated and sucessful young talents.

OYA 2019: Award Categories

The Odisha Youth Award 2019 will recognize young talents for their extraordinary excellence and contribution in different fields of art, sports, culture, entertainment, education, development and social service.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Art (Fine art / Sculpture / Digital art / other art forms)
  • Business
  • Cinema (Acting / Directing)
  • Community Awareness / Social Media Activism
  • Dance (Modern / Traditional / Classical)
  • Education
  • Entertainment (Fashion / Stand-up comedy / Anchoring)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health (Health Service / Medical practice / Traditional Healing)
  • Hospitality (Hotel / Restaurant / Food hub)
  • Leadership (CEO / COO / Director / Company to bosses)
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Politics
  • Public Service (Govt. service holders; both state and Central)
  • Journalism
  • Science & Innovation
  • Skill Development
  • Social Service
  • Sports

Director Odia Media Subhransu Panda has said that anybody can send nomination for any talented young person. The nomination fom can be downloaded from site www.odishastory.com2019/09/07/odisha-youth-award-2019- call-for-nominations/. The nominations can be sent to, said Panda.