Bhubaneswar: A mega plantation drive with the slogan ‘Go Green; Greater Involvement’ was organized by KIIT & KISS on 13th July. More than 10 thousand employees of KIIT, KISS and KIMS participated in the drive and planted saplings of Neem, Ashoka, Pistachio, Pomegranate and other plants in various campuses and other areas of Bhubaneswar as a responsibility to contribute their bit in the ‘Go Green’ initiative. The employees were also planted saplings in their own home and residential area. During cyclone Fani lakhs of trees were damaged cause loss of greenery in and around KIIT campuses.
Inaugurating the plantation drive Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, natural beauty had always been an exclusive feature of KIIT & KISS until Cyclone ‘Fani’ destroyed the green cover of these two landmark institutions. With a vow to envelope these two institutions back with greenery and to beautify the landscape of KIIT and the capital city Bhubaneswar. It has decided to plant and nurture more than the damaged tree within this year.