Premalata Devi is a retired Senior Reader in ORIYA Literature. She is a writer who has ventured successfully in various fields of literature she was very enthusiastic towards the subject and showed her interest by penning her ideas in a piece of paper from a very small age. As an introvert & shy person her works were published much later. Her works include tour anthologies of poems, tour short stories, one feature and two essay books and a spiritual Book. Premalata is born on 23 rd January 1944.at her native place Bahalapada,AT/PO, Bentakar Dist-Cuttack, third child of Late KRISHNA CHANDRA DASH & SOUBHAGINI DEVI. Her father,a Bsc Graduate Served the Bengal Nagpur Railway office and resided at Khurda Road Official quarters at that time. Premalata had to study at Jatni.
She Passed high school Certificate Examination from Khurda school, Centre. Her graduation was from Berhampur women’s college. She did her MA in 1967 from Ravenshaw college in Oriya she married to an IT Engineer, Jugal kishore Tripathy who belonged to Athagarh, Dist-Cuttack. Jugal Kishore Tripathy was a dynamic Personality and is still remembered by all acquaintances for succeeding in every domain of his works. He retired as a Chief engineer in 1998 from Irrigation department. Premalata joined Orissa Educational Service in the year 1972, in Udala college,Mayurbhanj & Served there 24 years as Lecturer and Reader.She was transferred to Ekamra College,Bhubaneswar,served there as Vice Principal for five years. She retired from Jatni College in the year 2004. For More Information www.premalatadevi.in