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My visit to KISS has reconfirmed my belief that education is not preparation for life, but it is life itself. Dr. Samanta has successfully used education as a tool to fight poverty and inequality.
I congratulate Dr. Samanta for establishing institutions of character like KIIT and KISS. I urge the students of KIIT & KISS to take lead in spreading the message of peace and non-violence in present day strife torn world.
What I have seen in KISS was beyond my wildest imaginations; I am astonished to witness KISS’ unique financial model of providing free education to 25,000 poor tribal children.
Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences spoke and presented his views on “Sports and Social Business” at he 8th Social Business Day in Bengaluru hosted by Yunus Social Business, India in Collaboration with INK ...
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 )