Dr Mahapatra, President, Colorant Ltd, Ahmedabad and a leading Technocrat, International Dyer, Author and Speaker was awarded Fellowship by the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IICE).
As per convention, the Certificate of Fellowship was presented to him at the Inaugural Session of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON) held at Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, West Bangal recently by Prof P Dey, President of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers .
Dr Mahapatra is having 33 years of experience in textile industries in India and abroad . He has worked in all big textile houses like Birlas (both Aditya Birla and K K Birla group), Reliance, Raymond (Kenya), Churchgate Group (Nigeria), GSL Ltd, (formerly Gujarat Spinners Ltd), LNJ Bhilwara (RSWM) Group and Hindprakash Lonsen Industries, Ahmedabad in various senior capacities.
Dr Mahapatra is the first person from Textile Field to get this prestigious award from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.