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Vocational Training Centres
Vocational training at KISS links education with productivity, economic development & individual prosperity. Every student undergoes vocational education in one of the 50 trades offered as per his or her talent. It is designed to impart necessary occupational skills among tribal students to mould them into successful entrepreneurs & make them fit in the job market. In Details...
 

1993 - 2016 Twenty Three Years of Service - Educating, Enabling & Empowering the Tribal (Indigenous) Children

KISS - A home away from home...
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) is the largest residential institute for the tribals in the world, providing accomodation, food, health care, education from Kindergarten to Post Graduation, vocational training and all other basic amenities of life absolutely free with a job after completion of education.
Humble beginning in 1993 with 125 children
25,000 children of whom 60% are girls...
Students from 62 tribes of Odisha...
KISS HUMANITARIAN AWARD
KISS Humanitarian Award, instituted by KISS is given annually to people with exceptionally high contribution to the society in various fields relating to social issues.
Every year an eminent person is selected for this award.
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NEWS & EVENTS
  • 06.12.2016: Ms. Nancy Welsh, Executive Director, Youth Venture, Ashoka with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & the tribal students of KISS.
  • 03.12.2016: India U/18 Girls Rugby team achieves 3rd Position in "Asia U-18 Rugby Sevens Championship" held in Dubai.
  • 01.12.2016: Mr. Bruce Bucknell, Hon’ble British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata speaking at the tribal students of KISS.
  • 01.12.2016: Mr. Bruce Bucknell, Hon’ble British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata interacting with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 01.12.2016: Mr. Bruce Bucknell, Hon’ble British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & the tribal students of KISS.
  • 01.12.2016: Students of KISS attempting a Guinness Record to create the largest Human Awareness Ribbon on the occasion of World AIDS Day.
  • 28.11.2016: Reshma Begum has been appointed as the Football Coach in Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
  • 24.11.2016: Ms. Cecilia Vaca Jones, Program Director, BvLF with tribal students of KISS.
    Receiving felicitation from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS
  • 15.11.2016: Mr. Diego Palacios, UNFPA Representative to India and Country Director in Bhutan unveiling a stone plaque in his honour at KISS in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and Mr. R. N. Dash, Secretary KIIT & KISS.
  • 15.11.2016: Mr. Diego Palacios, UNFPA Representative to India and Country Director in Bhutan with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & the tribal students of KISS.
  • 12.11.2016: Dr. Habil Khorakiwala, Chairman, Wockhardt Group speaking at the tribal students of KISS.
  • 12.11.2016: KISS Students Attend the National training and selection camp for participation in the “Asian U-18 Rugby Sevens Tournament in Dubai. United Arab Emirates from 29th to 30th Nov 16.
  • 12.11.2016: KISS Students receving their degrees from Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIITU at the 12th Annual Convocation of KIITU..
  • 12.11.2016: Tajuri Mallick of KISS has been selected in the Odisha Basketball team to participate in the "33rd National Basketball Championship" to be held in Karnataka from 19th to 26th Nov. 16
  • 09.11.2016:Ms. Martine Reicherts, Director-General of the European Commission for Education and Culture & Esteemed Delegation Members of European Union with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & the tribal students of KISS.
  • 09.11.2016: Ms. Martine Reicherts, Director-General of the European Commission for Education and Culture interacting with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 09.11.2016: Ms. Martine Reicherts, Director-General of the European Commission for Education and Culture interacting with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 05.11.2016 : Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon'ble Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises & esteemed dignitaries with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 05.11.2016 : Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon'ble Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises  with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 04.11.2016 : Ghasi Krusika, KISS student has been shortlisted for the final round of YES Fellowship’s panel interview which will enable him to study Grade XI in USA sponsored by US Consulate, Hyderabad.
  • 25.10.2016 : Dhanurjaya Dehury & Sebati Kutruka, Class VIII, KISS are among the national-level winners of the prestigious Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Awards.
  • 24.10.2016 : Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS signing MoU with Ms. Priti Adani, Chairperson & Mr. Goutam Adani, President, Adani Foundation to set up a branch of KISS in the tribal populated district of Mayurbhanj.
  • 15.10.2016 : Metropolitan University, Prague confers Honorary Doctorate on Dr. A. Samanta Founder, KIIT & KISS at the Graduation Ceremony of the University for integrating quality education with human values and social service.
  • 15.10.2016 : World Hand-Washing Day observed at KISS
  • 14.10.2016 : Prof. S. M. Patnaik, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi speaking at the Seminar Lecture Series on "Qualitative Methods in Social Science Research: Issues, Challenges & New Trends".
  • 13.10.2016 :Five KISS students selected for Aisan Rugby Women's Sevens Tournament, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 04.10.2016 : KISS bags 69 medals (24 gold, 20 silver and 25 bronze) in State Level Judo
    Championship 2016
  • 02.10.2016 : Dr. A. Samanta, National Secretary, Gandhi Global Family and Founder, KIIT & KISS paying tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
  • 02.10.2016 : Members of Gandhi Global Family paying tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
  • 02.10.2016 : Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & students of KISS participate in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' organised on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
  • 02.10.2016 : KISS students participate in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' organised on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
  • 27.09.2016: KISS being awarded the Guide Star India Champion Level-Platinum Certification by Guide Star India for NGO Transparency from GuideStar India.
  • 27.09.2016: Dr. Nitin R. Dhande, Chairman, Vidarbha Youth Welfare Society, Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology & Research, Amravati, Madam Vaishali Nitin Dhande & esteemed dignitaries with the tribal students of KISS.
  • 18.09.2016: Iconic Indian Sprinter, P.T. Usha during her visit to KISS
  • 17.09.2016: Ms Dipa Karmakar India's first female Olympic gymnast Rio 2016 during her visit to KISS.
  • 10.09.2016: Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS announcing free education & other facilities for the three daughters of Dana Majhi (extreme right) in the presence of tribal leaders from Kalahandi. Dana Majhi hit the headlines recently for carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder for 10 km.
  • 10.09.2016:  KISS students, Shanti Murmu & Mandakini Majhi selected as panelists at an Interactive Dialogue between  United Nations Assistant Secretary General and UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director, Ms Lakshmi Puri and young leaders tomorrow.
  • 01.09.2016: Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary – General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women unveiling a stone plaque in her honour at KISS in the presence of Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar, KIITU
  • 01.09.2016: Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary – General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women sharing fond moments ith students of KISS.
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KISS Enters Non-profit ‘Ivy League’
Listed Among Best 223 NGOs of the World, Best 10 NGOs of India
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World AIDS Day Observed in KISS
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KISS approved for ‘Association with UNDPI’ by UNDPI NGO Relations
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Reshma Appointed as KISS Football Coach
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European Commission DG visits KISS
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Giriraj Singh Visits KIIT & KISS
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Two KISS Students Win Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Awards
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MoU with Adani Foundation
KISS - Mayurbhanj in the Offing
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Czech Varsity Confers Honorary Doctorate on KIIT & KISS Founder
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5 Players of KISS Selected in India Women Rugby Team
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Gandhi & Shastri Jayanti Celebrated at KISS
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KISS Awarded Platinum Star for NGO Transparency
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KISS to Provide Education to Dana Majhi’s Daughters
KISS Branch to Open in Kalahandi
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UN Asst. Secy. General Visits KIIT & KISS
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KISS Inks MoU with Bridge Partnership, Singapore to Protect Girls in Odisha
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KISS Students Best Youth Venture
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KIIT & KISS Founder invited to Deliver Talk at
International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) – 2016, New York
 
 
     
 
 

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