Madhab Gourab Samman-2018 festival and prachi gyana jagnya has been held at the heritage village Madhav in Niali Block of Cuttack. This event was jointly organized by Madhav Yuvamanch and Prachi Upatyaka Bikash Manch. A well-known historian and researcher Hansnath sahu described on the importance of Prachi Valley and also on the enriched arts, literature and commerce of the valley with combination of all the cults like Saiba, shakta, Boudha and Jain in the past. He also recited the glory of Niali Madhav or Madhavanand Jiu, on the historical presence of Prachi river and the Madhav Village. This year Artatrana Puspalak was awarded with Madhab Gourab Samman-2018 and Jagannath Kathua was awarded with Madhav Kala Gaourav Samman for their great contribution in concerned fields. In the end of cultural programmes like Durga Medha and Ramtali was organized on a traditional manner.