Go the Distance Hero Award for Prof. Achyuta Samanta

Go the Distance Hero Award for Prof. Achyuta Samanta
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j84LywKzlTo Lok Sabha Member of Parliament and Founder of KIIT and KISS, Prof. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with Go The Distance Hero by Apollo Tyres for working towards creating access to sport. He was awarded at a special ceremony before the ISL match at Kalinga Stadium on 29 January 2020. Besides the award, the story around Prof. Samanta’s work that has been created by Star was also showcased to recognise the stellar contribution of KIIT and KISS in promotion of sports and sportspersons under the vision, leadership and commitment of its founder, Prof. Samanta. It is pertinent to mention here that KIIT Deemed to be University and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) have been rewarded with Biju Patnaik Sports Award for ‘Best contribution for promotion of sports and games’ on the…

Dr Achyuta Samanta Conferred With Dream Achiever’s Award

Dr Achyuta Samanta Conferred With Dream Achiever’s Award
The prestigious Dream Achiever’s award 2020 was conferred on KISS and KIIT Founder, Odisha’s Kandhamal MP Dr. Achyuta Samant on Wednesday in Mumbai. Hosted by Nana Nani Foundation and Films Today magazine of Mumbai the award was handed over by His Excellency the Governor of Maharashtra Sri Bhagat Singh Koshyari in an impressive event organised at The Club in Andheri West in Mumbai. Sahayam Singhania, chairman of Ennar Group was also present on this occasion. Representative of Dr Samanta received the award on his behalf.

Dr. Achyuta Samanta conferred with CSI Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Achyuta Samanta conferred with CSI Lifetime Achievement Award
Computer Society of India (CSI) conferred Lifetime Achievement Award on Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS at its 53rd Annual Convention in Bhubaneswar on 18th January 2020. Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay K Mishra, Judge, Odisha High Court conferred the prestigious award on behalf of CSI on Dr. Samanta at the valedictory session of the three-day Annual Convention. Among others, Dr. Gulsan Rai, Cyber Security Adviser, PMO; Prof Mike Hinchy, President, IFIP; Prof. K. K. Agarwal, Chairman, National Board of Accreditation; Prof. R K Vyas, Chair, Conference Committee; Prof. P K Behera, Chair, Programme Committee; Er. N K Behera, Co-convener, CSI 2020 and Ankur B Patel, Coordinator, Industry Committee, CSI 2020 and many other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Dr. Samanta was conferred with this award for his immense…

FICCI ‘Personality Of The Year Award’ For Dr. Achyuta Samanta

FICCI ‘Personality Of The Year Award’ For Dr. Achyuta Samanta
Educationist and Social Activist Dr. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with ‘Personality of the Year Award’ by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). The award was presented during the 15th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2019 held in New Delhi on November 27, 2019. It was a recognition for his lifetime contribution in the field of education as well as his passion and commitment to bring further excellence in the sector. Earlier, Dr. Samanta joined as a speaker at the 15th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2019 and spoke on the role of education in social development. The selection of award has been done by a high-level Jury panel, Chaired by Dr. R. A. Mashelkar (Indian National Research Professors and Chancellor, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research) and co-chaired by Dr.…

University of Cambodia Honours Achyuta Samanta with Distinguished Professorship

University of Cambodia Honours Achyuta Samanta with Distinguished Professorship
The Founder of KIIT & KISS, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, has been conferred with Distinguished Professorship in Humanities from the University of Cambodia (UC) on 26th April, 2018. This coveted distinction was awarded by Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Founder-Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of University of Cambodia. “Professor Achyuta Samanta, you have dedicated your life for providing education to tens of thousands of less fortunate students in Odisha and thus have directly assisted in alleviating poverty in the region. The University of Cambodia honours your accomplishments and welcomes you with this professorship”, the citation from the University mentions. Expressing gratitude to the University, Dr. Samanta said that it is a matter of pride and happiness for the state of Odisha and India to get such an honour.…

Achyuta Samanta conferred with the honorary doctorate by Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

Achyuta Samanta conferred with the honorary doctorate by Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
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 tribal children in the country. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu handed him the certificate and citation the honorary doctorate at a special function. The KISS and KIIT founder has so far received honorary doctorate from around 37 universities of national and international repute for his splendid and selfless work.

Achyuta Samanta Conferred With Honorary Doctorate Degree From Nanhua University

Achyuta Samanta Conferred With Honorary Doctorate Degree From Nanhua University
Dr. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with honorary doctorate from Nanhua University, Taiwan, for his outstanding contribution in the field of education. Dr. Samanta was conferred with the doctorate in a special function organized by the Nanhua University, which ranked 92nd worldwide and 6th in Taiwan in the 2017 Green Metric World University Ranking. Notably, this is Dr Samanta’s first Honorary Doctorate degree after being nominated to the upper house of the Parliament. “Proud privilege to be conferred with the Honorary Doctorate Degree from Nanhua University, Taiwan. I am grateful to them for recognizing my contribution towards Education and Social Service,” said Dr. Samanta. Earlier on February 6, 2018 he was conferred with the Honorary Doctorate from Berhampur University on the occasion of the 22nd Convocation ceremony of the University. This was the first…

First Honorary Doctorate from a University in Odisha for Prof. Samanta.

First Honorary Doctorate from a University in Odisha for Prof. Samanta.
Renowned educationist and founder of KISS and KIIT, Prof. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with yet another honorary doctorate. He got the honorary doctorate from Berhampur University for his outstanding contribution in the field of education. [caption id="attachment_2187" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Dr. Achyuta Samanta receiving the Honorary D.Sc. Award from Berhampur University[/caption] Dr. Samanta was conferred with the doctorate by Odisha Governor Dr. SC Jamir on the occasion of the 22 Convocation ceremony of the University. This is the first Honorary Doctorate for the KISS and KIIT founder from his own state. He has so far received honorary doctorate from more than 35 universities of national and international repute for his contribution in the field of education, art, culture and social services. As many as 125 students got their PhDs while five got…