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.
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 D.Litt and LL.Ds during the convocation programme. Similarly, 31 students got gold medals for their outstanding performances.
Renowned poet Padma Shri Ramakant Rath was also conferred with the Honoreis Causa.