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.
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.