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KIIT & KISS Founder received Honorary Doctorate from Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

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Noted educationist, philanthropist and Founder of KISS and KIIT, Dr. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with yet another Honorary Doctorate on 29th March, 2018.He was conferred with the Honorary Doctorate(Science)by Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune on the occasion of its 9th Convocation for his contribution in the field of education, health & social transformation of tribal children in the country.

The Vice President of India Hon’ble Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu handed him the certificate and citation of the Honorary Doctorate at a special function.

In fact, this is the second Honorary Doctorate Dr. Samanta received within three days. He had got a Honorary Doctorate from Nanhua University, Taiwan on 26th March, 2018.

The KISS and KIIT Founder has so far received Honorary Doctorate from around 37 universities of national and international repute for his exemplary and selfless  works toward the cause of the downtrodden children relentlessly for the last two and half decades.