Cartoonist, Caricaturist Madam Neelima Nivedita from Bhubaneswar, India.
After doing two masters degrees yet I didn’t find them exciting enough as a profession. Though I
don’t have any formal training and qualifications in art field, I find making caricatures fun. With
doing around 350 published caricatures on social media in last one year under my belt, so far my
cartoon journey has been short yet very exciting/ fulfilling.
Presently working as a Freelancer in writing features. At the same time do DTP, Translating,
Editing as well as Proofreading too. Drawing Caricatures and Illustrations are another
passion which is recognized me as a cartoonist. Around 350 published caricatures in last 1
year under my belt, so far, my cartooning journey have been short yet very exciting/
1 year of experience in a news portal named Sanskar Network as a Content Writer as well
as Copy-Editor. It is an odia news website named www.sanskarnetwork.in/odia.
1 year of experience in Mo Shahar Sampark, a weekly Magazine as a Copy-Editor which is
now been closed.
1 year of experience in StoryMirror Infotech Pvt. Ltd. as a Sub-Editor in Odia Section,
Odisha Branch. It is a literature based website name storymirror.com
o Managing/ editing online portal contents for publications of both poetry & stories.
o Lunching of eBooks including activities for gathering all kind of information
regarding eBook from concerned writers.
o Coordinated for organizing various meetings.
Experience of more than 5 years in Oriya DTP.
2 years of experience in World Bank Project as a Data Entry Operator-cum-Office Assistant
in THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ENGINEER, PMU, Nirman Soudha, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
where managing online and offline information for Land Acquisition section and R & R
activities of Orissa State Road Project (OSRP).
Numerically sound& good in handling data for different field of requirements.
Fluent in Odia and Conversant in Hindi & English
Technically Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Page Maker and Indesign with other
Word/ document processing software.
Ability to work under constant deadline pressure & to interact and coordinates as well as
get along with co-workers and public contacts.
AWARDS & APPRECIATIONS
As a part of appreciation, I was made responsible for compilation/ publication of Odia emagazines solely for StoryMirror.
Awarded “Bishnipriya Devi Smruti Samman” by ‘Jagatsinghpur Sahitya Sansad’, in2015.
Felicitated by ‘District executive and control committee, Jagatsinghpur’ for the poem
‘SusthaParibesh’, in 2016.
Awarded ‘Arohi Sathi’ Seal for a short story “Bibaha Upahar”from Arohie-magazine, in
Felicitation and Cash Reward for a Story “Niaara eka Kahani” by ‘StorryMirror Infotech Pvt.
Ltd.’, in 2016.
Award by “Nari Kabi Aparna Debi Srmuti Samman” by ‘Jadumani Sahitya Kalaa Parisada’,
Felicitated by “Sahitya Sangam Literature Festival” for poetry recitation.
More than 80 poetries, stories & articles written and edited by me are published in various
Newspapers like Prajatantra, Suryaprava, Darshana, Lokabhasa, Dhwani Pratidhwani,
Magazines like Sambada, Janhavi, Dooradarshi, SadhabaBohu, Bananee, Satyabadi and
many other reputed magazines and e-magazines as well as on websites like ameodia.com,
Felicitation and Cash Reward by “Ama Odisha” for Excellency in ‘Shuddha Odia Likhana’,
Passed “Prabin” in Hindi Language organized by ‘Odisha Rastravasa Parisad’.
A story book “Bakita Byaktigata” on 2018 & a poetry book “Neela Nirabata” on 2019 are
published under Srujani Prakasani Publication, Cuttack.
Master of Journalism & Mass Communication (MJMC) from OSOU (Odisha State Open
Masters in Computer Application (MCA) from IGNOU, Year- 2009
B.Sc. in PCM from Utkal University, Year-2005
H.S.E in Science Stream from C.H.S.E., Year- 2001
H.S.C.E from B.S.E., Year- 1999
SKILLS AND STRENGTHS
Strong leadership and team work attributes & Excellent time management skills
Proficient in computer skills for Windows7, XP and 10
Technically Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability in assessing good materials for articles in the newspaper
(Neelima Nivedita Behera)
Greetings from India Toons