Achyuta Samanta

Dr. Achyuta Samanta is the founder of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT University) and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar – the fully free and fully residential tribal institute. KISS is the largest residential tribal institute in the World and is home for 25,000 tribal children pursing an education and 10,000 alumni.

In recognition of his efforts, Dr. Samanta has been awarded 33 Honoris Causa Doctorates from different universities across the globe.