Eminent Educationist, Philanthropist and Founder of KIIT & KISS, Dr. Achyuta Samanta has been conferred “Outstanding Green Activist Award” from Indian Federation of Green Energy(IFGE) for this year. Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari bestowed the award to Dr. Samanta on 16th December, 2019 in New Delhi.
This award has been given to Dr. Samanta for his outstanding contribution in propagating awareness among people to use Green(Environment Friendly) Fuel especially generated from Solar Energy apart from Organic Fuel, which are being used in KIIT and KISS.
Receiving the award, Dr. Samanta said, “I convey thanks to the jury and IFGE for bestowing this honour on us for our work towards Green Planet. Such awards recognize our commitment towards eco-friendly sustainable practices and inspires us to continue with full zest”.
“We will sustain the momentum and launch a movement on Go Green – Plant for the Planet as Art of Giving 2020 theme and pledge to plant and take care of 100 million saplings and trees”, added Dr. Samanta.
Dr. Samanta has dedicated this award to all the students, faculty and staff of KIIT & KISS, who have always supported him in creating Green sphere. Among others, the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Dr. Rajiv Kumar was present on the occasion.