Mrs Ila Panda passes away
Jan 11, 2005
Internal Press Release

Mrs Ila Panda
26.10.1932 - 11.1.2005
" One who lives in renouncing all desires, attains super conscious state. This is the Brahmic state. Attaining this, none is deluded. Gaining this state, even at the end of one's life, a person attains oneness with the Supreme."

Deeply mourned by :
Family members and Employees of IMFA Group

It is with great sadness and regret that we announce the sudden demise of Mrs Ila Panda, Founder-Director of IMFA Group. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence in Bhubaneswar on January 11 at about 6.00 am and the last rites were conducted in the evening.

She played a very important & active role in the formation of IMFA Group and also spearheaded initiatives on corporate social responsibilities through Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT). She took a leadership role in various community development activities and in the establishment of the prestigious Sarala Award (for excellence in Oriya literature) and Ekalabya Puraskar (for encouraging budding Oriya sportspersons).

Mrs Panda who is also a former Member of Parliament, is survived by Dr Bansidhar Panda (Founder-Chairman of IMFA Group) and four children.

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Mr Kishore Mohan Mohanty