Odia author and cultural historian Jagannath Prasad Das has recently permitted to re-license under a free license Creative Commons Share-Alike 4.0 or CC-BY-SA 4.0 for 30 volumes of his notable works.
Odia Wikisource, a sister project of Odia Wikipedia and a free online Odia-language library is celebrating its first anniversary in Bhubaneswar tomorrow i.e., 25th October, 2015. Available online at or.wikisource.org, the project finally went live in last year on October 20 after being incubated over two years.
Prateek Pattanaik (User:Shrijagannatha on Odia Wikisource) is a young researcher of Odia literature and Odissi music. He has not just digitized as many as 54 Odia-language poetry dating early 18th century but has also annotated, both poetic and prosaic translation in his blogs “Sri Jagannatha” and “Utkal Sangeet”. He has also brought a complete book “Kisora chandranana champu” on Odia Wikisource. A recent entrant into the Odia Wikimedia community, Prateek is also the youngest Odia Wikimedian. He has also digitized 18-19th century 54 poem written by various poets.
In Odisha, there are variations of Rasagola and the popular among them are Salepur Rasagola and Pahala Rasagola.
Lost temples of India is a project to tell the world about the less known temples of India with historical importance. Located at Khajura sahi, Sergarh in Baleswar district of Odisha, Khajureswara temple has a small compound with a cluster of temples: 3 smaller temples and 2 stupas.