Bhubaneswar: Popular teacher and reader in the Department of Biotechnology of Utkal University, Sabuja Sahu died of COVID-19 on Wednesday. He was 44.
Born on July 1, 1976, Sahu had joined as a lecturer in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2003 and was later appointed as a reader in the Department of Biotechnology in September 2015. Apart from this, he had also remained in charge of the Department of Biotechnology for two years from 2017 to 2019.
Apart from his academic responsibilities, Sahu had also remained in charge of the Deputy Registrar (Special Cell) and the Computer Centre.