KIIT School of Public Health Faculty Wins Accolades for Excellence in Research & Innovation


Prof. (Dr.) Manas Ranjan Behera, Associate Professor, KIIT School of Public Health has been conferred with the ‘Best Researcher Award’ for his significant contribution and achievements in innovative research. He received the International Awards on Science, Health and Engineering (SHEN 2020 Awards) instituted by ScienceFather. Dr. Manas has authored several published research papers in peer reviewed journals (SCOPUS/Web of Science/Pubmed indexed) and received research grants for his work. The SHEN 2020 awards have been institutionalized to encourage and honour researchers and research organizations across the world for their critical contributions and achievements in their respective fields. Researchers and scholars across the globe are eligible for ScienceFather Awards. The finalists are selected based on their past achievements, research excellence and outstanding academic achievements by the international jury members. ScienceFather is a trademark of Scifax company (Reg. No. 130116), approved and registered by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Govt. of India.

In another distinction, Dr. Manas has bagged the title of ‘Excellence (Public Health – Innovative Research and Awareness) for the Year 2020, Odisha’ by Time CyberMedia Pvt. Ltd during the International Healthcare Awards 2020, held virtually in New Delhi on 1st November 2020. The title is a premier accolade awarded by TIME Cyber Media that recognizes innovation and confers honours for excellence in the field of public health. These International Healthcare Awards felicitate individuals and organizations for their critical contributions and achievements in the healthcare sectors, by rewarding those who have played a significant role in the improvement of the population health as a whole.

The finalists for the International Healthcare Awards are chosen through a comprehensive selection process that is based on ratings conducted by Time Cyber Media from around the country. This award function brings together the elites and leaders of the healthcare sector and gives an important opportunity to network with stakeholders and innovators of the healthcare industry. The awards intend to inspire others towards bigger and better achievements.

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