Industrial Advisory Board - Chairman Profile

Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. K. Patel

Former Judge, High Court of Odisha &
Member - Odisha Judicial Academy Committee.
Chairman - National Industrial Advisory Committee,
National Cyber Safety and Security Standards

Name: Shri Bijaya Krushna Patel
Date of birth: 24.01.1953
Place of birth: Sundargarh

Educational Institutions attended:

  • G.M.College, Sambalpur: Passed B.A. (Hons. in Political Science) in 1972 in Ist Division. Awarded National Scholarship.
  • Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar: Passed M.A. in Political Science in 1974.
  • Faculty of Law, Delhi University: Passed LL.B. in 1978.

Educational Qualification: M.A., LL.B.

  • Enrolment to Orissa State Bar Council as Advocate: No.-O- 303-1979 Date:- 15.09.1979
  • Law practice: From 1979 to 1993 before Courts at Sundargarh and other places.
  • Selected to O.S.J.S.(Senior Branch): 1993
  • 2nd Addl. District and Sessions Judge, Puri : From 26.07.1993 to 02.09.1996
  • District and Sessions Judge, Bolangir: From 06.09.1996 to 26.04.1999
  • District and Sessions Judge, Puri: From 30.04.1999 to 19.07.2001
  • Member-Secretary, Orissa State Legal Services Authority, Cuttack: From 23.07.2001 to 06.02.2004
  • Registrar(Administration), Orissa High Court, Cuttack: From 06.02.2004 to 07.11.2005
  • Chairman, Orissa Sales Tax Tribunal, Cuttack: From 07.11.2005 to 25.04.2007
  • Principal Secretary to Government of Orissa, Law Department, Bhubaneswar: From 02.05.2007 to 16.01.2008
  • Judge of Odisha High Court: From 17.01.2008 To 2015 (Retd. in 2015)