Professional Career :
She started her professional career as a school teacher and later taught in various Government Colleges in Odisha for a span of thirty years.
She took voluntary retirement as a Professor of Education from State Government Service in 1998 and joined as Member, Public Service Commission of Odisha State, a prestigious constitutional post. She completed a full tenure of six years efficiently and honestly. She has proved her efficiency, integrity and sincerity both in teaching and administration.