Ramakanta Studied Painting from B.K. College of Art & Crafts, Bhubaneswar. He did his M.A. in Oriya Language & literature, Utkal University Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa followed by a Ph.D. from Utkal University Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He has directed many documentaries and has published many poems. He has exhibited in several important exhibitions in India and is part of many important collections.