Dr. Amiya Kumar Behera

Chairman, Overseas Projects and Services Ltd.

Areas of Interest:

Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development, Project planning & Management, Rural Development, Natural Resource Management


Graduate in Agricultural Engineering, Post Graduate (M. Tech.) in Crop Process Engineering, PhD in Management

Consultancy Areas:

Studies relating to Social/Rural Development sector, DPR preparation and Techno-economic feasibility studies


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:


Major Professional Contributions:

Introduced concept of marketing of products manufactured by SSI units under common brand name in OSIC Ltd., Drafted Odisha State Agriculture Policy-1996,Involved in the design process of project "Western Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project" which was funded by DFID, Developed manual on post project management of watersheds for Govt. of Odisha, Developed manual on land and water management in watersheds of Odisha, Prepared decentralised Planning Manuals for different planning units of Odisha, Prepared the Techno-economic feasibility report for establishment of 423 MW LNG based power project proposed by Japanese company,Prepared many proposals, documents, guidelines for State Govt.

Professional Experience:

  • Chairman, Overseas Projects & Services Ltd. and (2011 onwards).
  • Independent Director OAIC Ltd. (2015 onwards).
  • Chairman Knowledge Trust (2006 to 2011).
  • Adviser, Reliance Retails Ltd Odisha Operations (2007 to 2008).
  • Managing Director, Orissa Agro industries Corporation Ltd (from 2002 to 2006).
  • Managing Director, The Agricultural Promotion and Investment Corporation Ltd. (1996 to 2006).
  • Managing Director, Orissa Agro industries Corporation Ltd (from OCT.1995 to March 1996).
  • Managing Director, Orissa Small industries Corporation Ltd (1994 up to Sept-1995).
  • General Manager (Export & Marketing, Orissa Small industries Corporation Ltd (1992-1994).
  • Managing Director, Orissa Pump & Engineering Company (1991-1992).
  • Senior Scientist, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack (1986-1991).
  • General Manager, Granular Fertiliser Plant & Solvent Extraction Plant, Bargarh (1983-1986).
  • Scientist, Ag.Structures & Process Engg., Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack (1978-1983).


Project Reports, Feasibility Studies, Rural Development, Watershed Development, Entrepreneurship, Consultancy


Contact Information


3rd Floor, OPSL Tower, F/16, Chandaka Industrial Estate, Chandrasekharpur,Bhubaneswar, Odisha-751024

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  • B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering & Technology-1976 (Major subjects Farm Machinery & Power, Soil & Water conservation Engineering and Agriculture Structures & Process Engineering).
  • M. Tech. in Agricultural Engineering with specialisation in Crop Process Engineering-1978.
  • PhD in Management -1995 (Field of Research Decision Making Styles in Indian Organisations).


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Best Industries Promotion Award by OSAME (1994).
  • Parija Samman for contribution to Agriculture in Orissa (1996).
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (2006).
  • Fellow, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (2013).

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section X: Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2006

Year of Birth: 1954