The Computer Society of India (CSI) conferred Lifetime Achievement Award on Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT & KISS, at its 53rd Annual Convention here on Saturday. Justice Sanjay K Mishra of Orissa High Court conferred the prestigious award at the valedictory session of the three-day convention.

CSI life time award conferred on Achyuta Samanta

Dr Samanta was honoured for his immense contribution towards education and social work and popularising information technology among masses. This award is among the highest national-level awards of the CSI instituted in the year 1979.

Earlier Dr Samanta was also conferred with Honorary Fellowship Award in 2014.