KIIT-DU has been nominated for this year’s FICCI India Sports Awards by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in recognition of the University’s outstanding contribution to the field of sports.
The award will be given away on November 26 in New Delhi and will be received by the Director General of KIIT Sports Dr Gaganendu Dash, said the Founder of KIIT and KISS Dr Achyuta Samanta in his congratulatory message. Dr Samanta expressed his elation over the recognition and said the award will continue to inspire KIIT to contribute more to the development of sports in India.
FICCI has been presenting this award for the last 10 years to the best achievers and various stakeholders in the field of sports.
The award comes close on the heels of KIIT being conferred the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2022 under the category of ‘Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility. The announcement was made by the Centre today while declaring the recipients of the National Sports Awards 2022.
KIIT has been promoting sports and athletes for over 20 years. “From the latest and greatest sports infrastructure to creating Olympians, KIIT has made a name for itself around the sporting world,” Dr Samanta said.