Sudarsan Pattnaik is representing and branding Odisha globally. Known as the Grand Master of Sand Art, he has represented India all around the world and has won more than Won 27 (Twenty-seven) championship prizes for the country. His sand sculpture on Black Taj Mahal earned him accolades all over the world. He has won many national and international awards for his creative designs and has recorded his name in the World records. He was Awarded Padma Shri in 2014.