Mrs Namita Rani Panda, M.Phil (Eng) , M.Ed, is a multilingual poet, story writer and translator from Sambalpur district of Odisha, India. She now works as Vice-Principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Cuttack under the Ministry of HRD, Dept. of School Education and Literacy, Govt. of India. Her five published Anthologies of poems are Blue Butterflies, Rippling Feelings, A Slice of Sky and A Song for Myself and Colours of Love. Her signature words are love, optimism which can be felt in most of her creations. She is an active member of Cosmic Crew, a literary group of women poets in Odisha working with the motto "My pen for the world."