Rev. Dr. Bijaya Kumar Pattnaik
Rev. Dr. Bijaya Kumar Pattnaik is the General Secretary and founder of Daniel Group of Schools (24 Schools) in Odisha. He serves as Director on various Boards of Institutions in the State of Odisha.
Rev. Dr. B.K. Pattnaik has a number of educational degrees to his credit. He has done Masters in M.A. (Economics) and LLB from Sambalpur University, PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University & University of Massachusetts. In addition to this, he has also obtained degrees in B.Ed, BD, PG DIP in LL & PM. Rev. Dr. Pattnaik is supervising and pastoring 40 Churches in Western Odisha under the banner of Daniels Memorial Hope Churches. He is the visiting Professor at Busan National University, Korea and Osaka University, Japan (Guest Faculty, PhD Economics Scholar). He is the member of Minority Committee Jharsuguda District and involved in many political activities for the welfare of minority Communities. He and his wife Mrs. Smita Daniel are blessed with two daughters and a son.