Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KIIT  and KISS  delivered the keynote address at 59th Foundation Day lecture of National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj in Hyderabad on 9 November 2017.

The theme of 59 th Foundation Day was “Skilling and Entrepreneurship – A way forward for Transformation“. Prof. Achyuta Samanta highlighted the importance of Skilling India in the process of transformation by citing the case study of KIIT , KISS  and Kalarabanka Smart Village.

Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals, Ms. Divya Jain, CEO of Safeducate and Mr. Narendra Kumar Shyamsukha, Founder Chairman of Institute of Computer Accountants also graced the occasion as speakers.

Dr. W.R.Reddy, IAS, Director General, NIRD and PR felicitated Prof. Achyuta Samanta after his address that earned standing ovation as the audience was captivated by mesmerizing story of KIIT and KISS.