The President of KIIT and KISS, Smt. Saswati Bal unfurled the National Flag on the eve of the observed by KIIT Group of Institutions with pomp and splendor. The unfurling Ceremony was followed by the Parade by the students of different Schools of KIIT Group of Institutions.
On the conducive sunny morning, when the stadium was made adorned elegantly, all the students and staff members of KIIT and KISS assembled to celebrate the Republic Day.
Addressing the august gathering, Dr. Achyuta Samanta said,
“Unless we ensure zero hunger, zero poverty and zero illiteracy and make the deprived people to live with dignity, we can’t achieve comprehensive development.”
In his address to the students and staff, the new Chancellor of KIIT Deemed to be University, Prof. Ved Prakash said,
“We can become great, only when we will eradicate poverty, illiteracy and inequality in our society. Therefore, I request you to contribute towards eradicating illiteracy, inequality and poverty from our society through education, as education happens to be the greatest equalizer.”
On this occasion, the students of different constituent schools of KIIT, KIMS and KISS diaplayed scintillating performances carrying various relevant messages of social, political and patriotic significance to the spectators’ delight.
Later on, awards were conferred to different teaching and non-teaching staff of KIIT Group of Institutions. The judges of the Parade Sequence were also felicitated. Besides, the winners in various competitions got awarded. At the end, the Students Achiever Award and the same in Sports Category were presented by the Guests and Dignitaries.
Among the Dignitaries, Chief Guest Prof. Kim Seung Jae of Hanseo University; Prof. Subart Acharya, Pro-Chancellor of KIIT Deemed University; Sri R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT and KISS; Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, VC, KIIT Deemed University; Prof. Harekrishna Satapathy, VC KISS Deemed University and Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar KIIT Deemed University along with a host of senior functionaries of KIIT Group Institutions were present on this colorful event.