Prof. Surangini Mishra, retired from Orissa Education Service, passed away today at the age of 73. Her husband, noted writer, academic and editor Prof. Ganeswar Mishra had passed away around two and half months ago on 10th of August.
She served in eminent higher education institutes of Orissa, such as the BJB College, Rama Devi Women’s College of Bhubaneswar,Gangadhar Meher College of Sambalpur, Fakir Mohan Mahavidyalaya, Balasore and Bhadrak College as faculty in economics. She also taught Economics in Regional College of Education, Bhubaneswar.
She was educated in SCS College at Puri, Ravenshaw College at Cuttack, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and University of Kent, England.
She published several academic papers and an autobiography, Nija Katha.
She is survived by three sons and four daughters in law.
Her second son Siddhartha, a renowned sports journalist, had passed away on October 30, 2012.
Her youngest son Sandeep Mishra is editor-in-chief of News World Odisha.
In her demise, Orissa has lost an epitome of goodness.