The Founder of KIIT and KISS Dr. Achyuta Samanta has been conferred honorary doctorate degrees by two prominent universities in Guatemala. The degrees were conferred on him in recognition of his exceptional contributions to education and social welfare, particularly within the realm of tribal education.

The Rural University of Guatemala and the Mayan University bestowed these prestigious honours upon Dr. Samanta during his two-day visit to the Central American nation, marking his 54th and 55th honorary doctorates.