Nityananda Panda is a renowned writer in Odia language. His field of writing is manifold. He writes short stories and novels and Popular Science.  It shall not be exaggerated to say that he is a versatile genius writer. In Odisha no writer equals to him as regards verities are concerned.

Nityandanda Panda was born on the 12th June 1953. In a rural village Kurisahi in Binjharpur Block in Jajpur District. At present he is settled in Jajpur Town. Nityananda Panda Studied in Uttangara High School. Then he studied science in N.C .College , Jajpur Town. He belongs to the first batch of B. Sc in N.C. College. He passed B.Sc. in 1973. Then he took B.Ed. Training in Angul Basic Training College. Being a science trained graduate and being a lover of teaching Profession, he resorted to teachership. He joined as a Science teacher in Municipal High School, Jajpur Town in 1982. And got promoted to the Post of Headmaster in 2001. He was a brilliant teacher. Students and parent guardians love him most till now.  He has retired from service in 2011.

Nityananda Panda resorted to writing a little late. In the eighties he started writing Short stories. Till this date he has written more than one hundred short stories.  And to his credit there are 11(eleven) story collections. And two more collections await publication.

His stories carry different tastes.  Village life, urban life, old age, Woman Psychology and mystery etc. form the foundations of his stories. And he has written a great many love stories also. On village life in general and his own childhood days in particular he has a story book in the title “ PRATHAM PRUTHIBEE”.
Nityananda Panda’s style of presentation is unique. Readers are swayed and absorbed by his mode of presentation and lucidity of language. And newness and deepness in the theme and plot make the stories unforgettable. The readers, to speak the truth, find a story teller in him. He mesmerizes the readers. Nityananda Panda Started writing novels in 2005. Soon he proved himself to be a leading novelist in Odisha.  Till now he has got 10 (ten) Novels already published.