Bhubaneswar, 3rd May 2017 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): After a successful stint in the digital media industry as a video portal and huge resource of AV documentation on Art, Culture and history of Odisha and the whole nation, OdishaLIVE embarks on yet another venture today. The five year run of as a sought after video portal on affairs, cultural events and documentaries in Odisha grows strongly with more than 34k subscribers and more than a 2.5 crore views in terms of video consumption.

“Being a leader in the digital space in Odisha, we felt a need for a current affairs magazine in the form of a web portal to make sense of news and current affairs and other happenings in the state and outside which will be relevant to the global audience” said Nilambar Rath, Founder Director and CEO of OdishaLIVE.

The launch of a news portal from the house of OdishaLIVE promises to be responsible, independent and connected to the spirit of Odisha. The portal was launched today at the inaugural ceremony of National Media Conclave 2017 in Bhubaneswar amidst a gathering of noted media persons, academics, researches, students and citizens.

The inaugural session of the 2-day National Media Conclave was also graced by Prof. B P Sanjay, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad, Ms. Sevanti Ninan, Editor, The Hoot, Santosh Bhartiya, noted Journalist, R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS, Prof. Upendra Padhi, Convenor of the conclave and Director, Institute of Media Studies (IMS), Nilambar Rath, Co-convenor of the conclave and Founder Editor & CEO, OdishaLIVE and Dr. Gayatri Patnaik, Senior Faculty, IMS.