Retd. ProfessorDepartment of Sanskrit and Lexicography,Deccan College, Pune.
Prof. Sahoo is a retired professor of Sanskrit who has worked in the encyclopedic dictionary of Sanskrit on Historical principles at Deccan College since 1986. After completing his Marsters in Sanskrit from Utkal University, He did his PhD on Vedic ritual from University of Pune then under the guidance of Prof. Ganesh Thite. His PhD thesis is published by Pratibha Prakashan in 2009. The title of the book is ‘ Abhichara rites in the Vedas’ .He has worked on the cultural Index to Mahabharata at BORI, Pune. Several Research Papers on various topics including Vedic ritual are to his credit . he has presented more than 70research papers in national and international conferences and more than 60 research papers are published so far. He has worked as a research guide and guided 4 PhD students and worked as an external examiner for six Indian universities.