Dr. Samanta Honorary Doctorate

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBODIA

“Achyuta Samanta Conferred UC Honorary Doctorate”

 
9 October 2009 - Phnom Penh:  Dr. Haruhisa Handa, Chancellor of The University of Cambodia, confers UC Honorary Doctorate of Humanities to Mr. Achyuta Samanta. The Honorary Doctorate of Humanities is in recognition of Mr. Samanta’s work as a social entrepreneur for higher education. 
 
Mr. Samanta founded the world class Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) which enrolls over 12,000, rated 5th best amongst self-financing universities, and 16th amongst all Indian universities.  In addition, he founded the Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS) which provides free education (from K-12) for over 10,000 students from 62 impoverished tribes in India.
 
The University is proud to bestow the richly deserving award to Dr. Achyuta Samanta.   Congratulations to Dr. Achyuta Samanta and welcome to the UC family.

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