Gandhi and Shastri Jayanti was observed at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences(KISS) today. Students recited Ram-Dhun with devotion in commemoration of the Father of The Nation. Members of Gandhi Global Family, Odisha Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Dr. Dilip Srichandan, Shri Rabi Behera, Dr. Shasanka Chudamani, Shri Chinmaya Sunder Dash and Shri Ashok Pandey were present on this occasion. Besides Sri R.N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS; Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS and many other senior functionaries of KISS and KIIT University had also graced the occasion.KIIT Group of Institutions including KISS & KIIT University started week long Swachh Bharat Abhiyan from 2nd to 9thOctober, 2017 to propagate the message of cleanliness among the students and residents of the surrounding areas. To gratify such a noble initiative which was propounded by our Hon’ble Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, staff members of the KIIT Group of institutions got assembled at Exhibition Ground, KIIT Convention Centre at early of the morning. Inaugurating Swachha Bharat Abhiyan, Prof. Hrushikesh Mohanty, VC, KIIT University said, “we should emphasize to keep our environs clean & hygienic which will facilitate us to be healthy both morally and physically so that we can dreamt of a progressive nation. Dr. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar, KIIT University said, KIIT has been practicing this cleanliness drive since long as its family members are very disciplined and conscious towards it. Later all the staff members participated in the cleanliness activities organized in and around their respective campuses. On this occasion cleansing activities as part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan were undertaken by the student and staff members of KISS in and around its premises.