When you go to KISS, you witness a University that stands for Humanity. When thousands of children are eating together, then you see the elements of humanism on the campus of this university. It requires commitment of the highest order. It requires passion - almost close to obsession. Only then you can think about such kind of qualitative change.
I have not done one percent of work, what has been done by Dr. Achyuta Samanta. In our country there are many millionaires and billionaires, but I have not seen any one of them do such kind of work.
KISS is really exemplary for all of us and UN Women will work with such an exemplary institution. It’s a great work done by Dr. Achyuta Samanta. I am confident that, you will be the change agent to transform the world into a peace and prosperous world without caste, creed, colour and gender inequality.
Noted educationist and founder of KISS and KIIT Dr. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with yet another honorary doctorate on Thursday. He was conferred with the honorary doctorate by Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune for his contribution in the field of education, health & social transformation of trib...
Achyuta Samanta, after obtaining Master’s Degree in Chemistry in 1987 from Utkal University, started his career at 22 years of age. He has 30 years of teaching experience to his credit so far.
Prof. Samanta went on to serve KIIT as its first Chancellor and has had the distinction of being the youngest Chancellor of any Indian University. He served University Grants Commission (UGC) as Member for two consecutive terms (2008-11 & 2011-2014) and was a Member of the Executive Committee of All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
20 January 1965 ( As per actual)
20 January 1964 (As per certificates)
Education: (Ph.D.) Social Science
Gusi Laureate – 2014
GENERAL PRESIDENT OF:
Indian Science Congress Association
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT )