Professor of Practice (Herbal Medicine)
Sri Pabitra Patra, an inhabitant of Belghar, Kandhamal district, is an expert on Herbal Medicine and therapeutics. He has been treating patients with his home-made medicaments of plant extracts. Because of the good results people from near and far flock to him and very highly regard him. He has planted as many as two-hundred medicinal plants in his garden. KISS-DU acknowledges the invaluable contribution of Sri Patra in the field of indigenous medicinal knowledge and has appointed him a Professor of Practice of Herbal Medicine.