Padmapani Bora has deep interest in writing and his favourite areas are finance, political economy, and Northeast India. Bora often writes opinion based and scholarly articles in leading newspapers of the Northeast India and some national newspapers too such as The Assam Tribune, The Sentinel, GPlus. LiveMint etc.
Motivating young students in developing leadership skills, aspiring for civil services is another core area of his interest. Apart from attending various orientation programmes in Guwahati and Delhi, Padmapani Bora has extensively addressed students in various educational institutions, like Guwahati University, Cotton University, Royal Global University, Arya Vidyapeeth College, Kaziranga University etc.