Report by Nishapati Nayak: Council For Media & Satellite Broadcasting(CMSB),Koraput Chapter deeply mourns the sad and sudden demise of Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Odisha(CUO) Koraput, Prof. I. Ramabrahmam was under treatment at Indo-American Hospital, Hyderabad since 12th July 2021 for treatment of lungs cancer due to post COVID infections. Prof. I. Ramabrahmam joined the CUO on 06.12.2019.
He breathed his last at 4.20 PM on 28.07.2021 at the Hospital. His wife madam Laxmi Ramabrahmam and all family members were present at the Hospital. CMSB, Koraput Chapter, President Mr. Nishapati Nayak , Alumni of Department of Journalism and Mass Communications (DJMC),CUO including all members of CMSB, Koraput chapter pays rich tributes to Prof. I. Ramabrahmam, VC,CUO and conveys its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
A condolence meeting was also organized at Central University of Odisha, Koraput in honor of the departed soul under the chairmanship of Prof. Sharat Kumar Palita, Vice-Chancellor (I/C). A two minute silence was observed by the members of the faculty and staff of the University. The University flag was kept half mast in his honour.
With his demise the Central University of Odisha lost a guardian, who was always ready to extend his guidance and support to CUO.
Prof. Ramabrahmam was a PhD in Political Science from UoH and did his MA in Political Science and Public Administration from Andhra University. He had over thirty years of teaching experience and published over 100 research papers in National and International Journals. He supervised more than 20 scholars and completed many research projects.
Prof. Ramabrahmam worked in the areas of Governance, Rural Development, Higher Education, and Public Policy with a focus on Education policy, e‐Governance, e‐Pathasala initiatives etc. He had also prepared more than 100 modules for e-Pathshala and Swayam portals in Public Administration.