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Techno-savvy, Finance-wizard Pravu born in a trading family with multifarious products and services in his business bouquet. 

Pravu is a Business consultant and Hotelier, into real estate, runs LPG Domestic Distributions, Apparel Retail store and a software consultant.

Rotaractor since1987, Rotarian more than two decades.

Father Jayadev Subudhi is an active Rotarian for more than 52 years now an active member of Rotary Club of Shri Jagannath Dham.

He always inspires other to contribute to TRF – The Rotary Foundation. 

First Major Donor of Puri, pioneered for ENDWOMENT FUND and Global Grants.

The Trustee of TRF bestowed the citation of Meritorious Service on recognition of outstanding service to The Rotary Foundation and embodiment the motto of Doing Good in the World.

In his Presidential tenure, he was recipient of Outstanding President, RILM Star club, RI President-Citation and more 34 awards.

In 2017-18 being DRCC increased 20% Rotaract Clubs. Recipient of “Outstanding Young Rotary Leader”, Trendsetting AG and DRCC. 

His 'SAY-NO-TO-POLYTHINE' movement and distribution of 50,000 eco-friendly bags inspired others.

Pravu is a Commerce & RLI Graduate, LLB and Programmer from NCC-UK and a Business management certificate for a crash course at the premier B-school XIMB

Happily married to Rotarian Manjusha a home maker is also a Major Donor, blessed with two sons- the elder Moheet completed his graduation at C A S S Business School, London and the younger Punit studying commerce at a public school. Both are successfully running a startup of online event management for last one year. 

In Feb 2020 Pravu elected as District Governor to serve Rotary District 3262 during Rotary Year 2022-23 under first world lady leader RI President Jennifor Jones whose theme for is IMAGINE ROTARY.

The motto of Rotary 'Service above Self' had moved Pravu’s heart- more so as his Rotarian father had constantly indoctrinated him to the humanitarian philosophy ever since he became a teenager. Thus began Pravu’s Rotary journey in 1987 as a Rotaractor and later an enormously inspired Rotarian in 2002 soon after he became a professional.

Pravu believes strongly in God and is a sincere giver to the less advantage in whatever way possible. He is popular as a social benefactor par excellence across the 326O Rotary district as a do-gooder for his humble, unpublicised philanthropic activities as he does know the beauty of giving  goes the moment one hankers for self- publicity or self-praise. 

His father Jayadev Subudhi is Rotarian since last 50 years and both the brothers are also Rotarian. 

His home club of Jagannath Dham takes great pride in him and basks in the glory he steals all by himself by his giving adventures. He is recognised as a first Major Donor, Benefactor and Paul Harries Society Fellow of among all fellow members of the clubs of Puri. No wonder, he has got 37 awards including the ‘Outstanding President:, '5-Star Club' from My Rotary, apart from being rated ‘Star Club' by  the RILM, a coveted RI President Citation for having been an outstanding president of the Rotary Club of Shri Jagannath Dham. 

Pravu is a Bachelor in Commerce and also in Law from Utkal University;  has obtained an IDCPA- International Diploma in Computer Programming and Application from Apple Computers, NCC, UK and a Business management certificate for a  crash course at the premier B-school XIMB. Above all he has done a Rotary Graduation from the RLI. 

Because of his highly skilled people’s skills, he raised  Rotaract clubs members by 20% - all by planning and demonstrating commendable community service projects during his District Rotaract Committee Chairmanship in 2017-18. 

He is known as one with a super-sharp business brain. At 52, he has to his credit a long string of successful business ventures. From being a  sub-broker at the Bhubaneswar Stock Exchange during 1991-94, to running LPG Distribution outfits at three places of Odisha, heading software consultancy firms, mobile network services, branded dress outlets, real estate,  hotel to latest automation, security and home theatre ventures. 

His own club has hosted two District Rotary Conferences, three Rotaract & one Interact conferences, RYLA and International RAYLA, several productive seminars and highly appreciated district workshops at the temple town of Puri-on-sea. The programme schedules for each event, the logistics and the happy-time arrangements at the events did remain the ‘talk of the town' for quite some time.

He strongly believes in the Truth, Fairness to all concerned, and makes sure all that he does builds goodwill, better friendship and proves beneficial to all concerned continuing mantra of Rotary Four Way Test.

Today, He is considered a truly distinguished Rotarian, committed to upholding the high ideals of the club, serving with selfless compassion and championing the ultimate Rotarian vision.

He is a highly respected member of the: Puri Club, LPG Distributor Association of Odisha and India, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Puri & Odisha, Red Cross Society of India,  Bhubaneswar Music Circle and Jagannath Mahoutsav Committee, BNI Samurai Chapter.

Happily married to Rotarian Manjusha,  blessed with two sons- the elder Moheet is graduating at CASS Business School, London and the younger Punit studying at a public school.

The Trustee of TRF bestowed the citation of Meritorious Service on recognition of  outstanding service to The Rotary Foundation and embodiment the motto of Doing Good in the World.

In Feb 2020 he is elected as District Governor of Rotary Year 2022-23 for Rotary District 3262 first time after 5 decades from Puri.