The allegation was rejected by the institute. The incident came to light when the woman's lawyer served a notice to the secretary in the skill development and technical education department PK Sarangi.
The petitioner sought action against the professor and restoration of her Phd registration and that of her husband.
The deputy secretary in the skill development and technical education department PK Sarangi wrote a letter to the institute's authorities asking them to submit immediate report on the matter.
The woman has also written to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking their intervention.
IIT-Bhubaneswar has meanwhile in a press statement rejected the allegation based on the ICC findings.
"The allegation against the professor is false and fabricated," IIT, Bhubaneswar, register Debraj Rath told reporters.
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