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I thank Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS for his contribution towards nation building through providing education to 25,000 tribal students of KISS. It is surely a noble work of Dr. Samanta. The aim and goal of Dr. Samanta to educate tribal students must be fulfilled.
My visit to KISS has reconfirmed my belief that education is not preparation for life, but it is life itself. Dr. Samanta has successfully used education as a tool to fight poverty and inequality.
I don't think this type of institute exists anywhere else. I think it is a world record in itself. Taking responsibility of so many students and providing them all their needs is a very big task. It is amazing that Dr. Achyuta Samanta has taken the momentous responsibility.
Every year, during Durga Puja, I make it a point to spend some quality time with my school-mates and peers from my youth and teenage years at Kalarabanka, my native village. My village of Kalarabanka, my peers, though hardworking, in most cases could not continue studies beyond classes 8, 9 or 10 be...
Achyuta Samanta, after obtaining Master’s Degree in Chemistry in 1987 from Utkal University, started his career at 22 years of age. He has 30 years of teaching experience to his credit so far.
Prof. Samanta went on to serve KIIT as its first Chancellor and has had the distinction of being the youngest Chancellor of any Indian University. He served University Grants Commission (UGC) as Member for two consecutive terms (2008-11 & 2011-2014) and was a Member of the Executive Committee of All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
20 January 1965 ( As per actual)
20 January 1964 (As per certificates)
Education: (Ph.D.) Social Science
Gusi Laureate – 2014
World Congress of poets 2019
FORMER GENERAL PRESIDENT OF:
Indian Science Congress Association
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT)