The logo of the University has a book and a lamp at the centre signifying the pursuit of knowledge and kindling the light of knowledge. Be a lamp to yourself and others, a single lamp can lit thousand other lamps, which are part of our traditional wisdom. The stalk of grain signifies Agriculture- the first sign of culture. Agriculture marks the evolution from food gathering to food production and the birth of civilization. The mountain symbolizes the forest, natural flora, fauna, minerals, and industry of Odisha. The ramparts of the fort signify Odisha’s past military achievements. The ship signifies Odisha’s rich maritime heritage. Satyam Param Dheemahi, the aphorism, adopted by our University means ‘Meditate on the Highest Truth‘.