Dr.S N Behera had a brilliant academic career. He got first class throughout his career. He was the best graduate of the OUAT for the year 1964 & awarded University Gold Medal for 1st class 1st in B.Sc. Ag.He also got his post Graduate degree in Horticulture in the year 1966 from the same University & Ph.D degree from Utkal University during 1999, for his works on Mango in the state under guidance of Prof.Dr. Satya Narayan Pattnaik, Head of Dept. Botany, Vanivihar and Prof. D.P. Ray , Vice Chancellor , OUAT.
Dr.Behera was Officer-In-Charge, Gardeners Training School at Angul for four years from 1967 to 1970. He was the Principal School of Horticulture Khurda(only one School in the State)for two years 1987 to 1989 & trained number persons starting from Gardeners to Horticulturists. During his Directorship, he was taking number classes as Guest Lecture in Different organisation of the state &out side state & after retirement he has taking number of classes in famous NGO’s of the state & training organise by APICOL & IMAGE. He is regularly writes articles for Horticulture Development in the leading newspaper & giving radio talks & Television Programme frequently. By this he is educative thousands people of the state. for more information visit his personal website http://www.drsnbehera.in/