Bhubaneswar, 17January, 2014 (OB Bureau):The Executive body meeting of State Council of Culture, Odisha was held today in the chamber of Culture Minister at Secretariat. Minister Maheswar Mohanty presided over the meeting and emphasized to activate the state, zonal and district council of culture henceforth. A history of Odishan Culture Book will publish by Odisha Sahitya Academi. Action will be initiated to award theater actor and Konark Samman and Governors Plaque of Honour will be confered from this year. Beside this Bhubaneswar literary meet will be organised every year. Dyeing art, performing art and visual art will be revived by Odisha Sanget Natak Academy. Steps will be taken for documentation and preservation of Art & Culture of Odisha. Fellowship will be given in state level for deserving scholars for conservation of art & culture of Odisha. Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Culture Sri Sanjeev Mishra advised the council for giving suggestions on conservation and propagation of Odisha culture. ICCR Regional Director, Minaskhy Mishra, Padmashree Dr Priyambada Mohanty Hezmadi, Odisha Sahitya Akademi president Satakadi Hota, President Lalita kala Academy Siva Panigrahi, President Sangeet Natak Academy Sarat Pujari, Director, culture Sushil Das, Deputy Director Bhawani Roy and Information Officer Barada Das were present in the meeting.