Bhubaneswar: The IIS University, Jaipur conferred Honoris Causa D.Litt. degree upon Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder of KIIT & KISS, at its 8th Convocation on Friday.
The university honoured him for his relentless contributions to social service and education with human values. Chief guest Padma Bhushan Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge, The International Court of Justice, The Hague, presented the degree to Dr Samanta in the presence of Justice SN Bhargava, Chancellor, IIS University.
This is the 41st Honorary Degree to Dr Samanta from national and international universities. Expressing gratitude to the IIS University, Dr Samanta said, “I will continue my work for the society with commitment and determination to strive to create a level-playing field for the marginalised children of the world.”