Board of Directors at SEEDS-USA

  1. Ms. Mamata Misra, Austin, TX
  2. Dr. Priyadarsan Patra (Founding and Past Chair)
    Location: Chandler, AZ and Bhubaneswar, India
    Email: ppatra at seedsnet dot org
  3. Dr. Gopal Mohapatra (Treasurer)
    9617 Mariposa St
    Houston, Texas 77025
    Tel: 7136149950 Email: gkmohapatra @ gmail dot com
  4. Dr. Abani Patra,  Chair
    605 Furnas Hall, Dept. of Mech. Eng.,
    SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260
    Tel: 716-645-2593×2240
    Email: abani.patra at
  5. Ms. Sujata Patnaik
    Chicago, IL


  1. Mr. Subhas Choudhury
  2. Dr. Priyadarsan Patra
  3. Dr. Dhanadakanta Mishra
  4. Dr. Gopal Mohapatra

Other active volunteers who may be contacted:

Dr. Sri Gopal Mohanty, Mr. Sandip Dasverma, Ms. Ranu Mahanti, Ms. Mamata Misra, Prof. Lalu Mansinha, Dr. Sikhanda Satapathy, Prof. S.P. Mohanty,  et al.

1 Comment

Namita satpathy · 02/09/2020 at 9:33 am

Respected Sir,

“Greetings from VIRD”.

We are to inform you that, VIRD as a growing Social organization is Working in Angul district in the State of Orissa. The organization is working in the field of sexuality, violence against women and people’s participation in panchayatiraj institutions. The basic objective is to educate aware and organize the poor and disadvantages people for their social, economic, educational and cultural upliftment through peoples participation in order to make them competent for their Self-reliant and bring a sustainable development for them. VIRD was come it existence in 2nd October,1988 with a group of like minded professional experienced and educated youth activist those who are dedicated and committed towards social development.

During these yester years, our organization has taken and successfully completed some activities relating to sustainable development of women folk thereby implementing activities on prevention of domestic violence against women, in most tribal inhabited and rural areas of Athamallick Block of Angul District.

Anyway, I expect and trust that you must not hesitate to provide your supporting hand to make our vision boarder. Hope my line of thought definitely comes under your purview, which will strengthen our action in the grass root level with regards.

Yours Faithfully

Director, VIRD.

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