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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 - 2014 Twenty Two 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
22,500 children (57% boys and 43% 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
  • 22.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the"State Schools Yoga U-14 & U-17 (B & G) Championship to be held at Govt. High School, Koraput from 22nd to 24th Dec. 14.

  • 22.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the "National Junior Volleyball Championship" to be held at Chandigarh from 23rd to 28th Dec. 14

  • 22.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the Odisha Kabaddi Team to participate in the "41st Junior National Kabaddi Championship-2014" scheduled to be held at Manjeswer, Kasaragoda, Keral from 26th to 30th December 2014.

  • 22.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the "60th National School Games in Kho-Kho Tournament to be held at Kolhapur, Maharashtra from 26th to 30th Dec 14.

  • 20.12.2014 : His Excellency Mr. Hatem Tageldin, Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt to India addressing students of KISS during his vist to KISS.

  • 18.12.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS receiving the 'Think India Award' from  Think Media, Inc. at the Transforming India Conclave 2014 in New Delhi.

  • 17.12.2014 : KISS Boys & Girls Rugby teams Achieved the Champion Trophy of "CHSE Inter College Rugby Tournament-2014-15.

  • 17.12.2014 : Students of KISS hold condolence meeting for victims of Pakistan Military School Massacre

  • 17.12.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS receiving the Dr. Pinnamaneni and Seethadevi Foundation Award at Vijayawada for immense contribution to upliftment of tribal children.

  • 13.12.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS receiving the Honorary Fellowship Award by Computer Society of India (CSI) in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon'ble Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon'ble Union Minister of State (Ind.) for Labour and Employment, Shri K. Taraka Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Panchayatiraj and IT, Govt. of Telengana and other dignitaries at Hyderabad.

  • 13.12.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT and KISS speaking at the Campus Felicitation of International Artists at KISS.
    (Below) International Artists sharing a fun moment with KISS Students.

  • 12.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the  " 41st junior State Kabaddi Championship-2014" scheduled to be held at NTPC, Kaniha from 12th to 14th Dec 14

  • 08.12.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT and KISS receiving Gold Medals from (Left) fim Malitikov, President, Znanie for immense contribution in the field of education and creation of KISS, a home for 22,500 tribal children.

  • 09.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the  Inter college Hockey Tournament of CHSE, Odisha 2014-15 scheduled to be held from 8th to 12th Dec. 14 at Muncipal College, Rourkela.

  • 7.12.2014: KISS Team excels  in Telegraph School Chess Championship 2014 held at KIIT University.

  • 26.11.2014 : Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS receiving GUSI Peace Prize International 2014 on 26th Nov 2014 at Manila

  • 02.12.2014 : Hon’ble Dr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari,  Judge, International Court of Justice,  The Hague & Former Judge, Supreme Court of India unveiling a stone plaque in his honour at KISS in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and Shri R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS

  • 02.12.2014 : Hon’ble Dr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari,  Judge, International Court of Justice,  The Hague & Former Judge, Supreme Court of India with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & students of KISS during his visit to KISS.

  • 05.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the "National Youth & Junior Judo Championship - 2014 - 15" at Shillong, Meghalaya.

  • 05.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the"All India Senior National Rugby 7's Men Tournament-2014" scheduled to be held at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata from 6th to 7th Dec 14.

  • 02.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the +2 Inter College Athletic Meet 2014-15

  • 02.12.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the State Schools Athletic Meet to be held at Sambalpur from 3rd to 6th Dec. 14.

  • 25.11.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta with His Excellency L. D. Ralte, Hon’ble Indian Ambassador to Philippines.

  • 24.11.2014 : (Right) Dr. Achyuta Samanta among other Gusi Laureates at Manila Press Meet.

  • 29.11.2014 : KISS Students have been selected in the "GAIL: The Fastest Indian" Athletic Talent Hunt to be held on 29th Nov. 14 at Sainik School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

  • 29.11.2014 : Sanjukta Tirkey, student of KISS  has been selected to participate in the "60th National Schools Football Tournament" as part of the Odisha State Schools Football Team scheduled to be held from 5th to 9th Dec 14 at Imphal, Manipur.

  • 29.11.2014 : (L to R) Shri S. K. Popli, IFS, CEO, CESU, Shri W. Bilung, IAS, CEO, Oreda, Shri U. Tripathy, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, Shri. R. Nimje, IAS (retd.) MD, Solar Energy Corporation of India and Shri H. Sharma, IAS, CMD, OPTICAL & MD, GEDCOL at the Inauguration of 500 KWp Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Project in KISS.

  • 28.11.2014 : Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIITU flagging off a rally on the occasion of 'World Organ Donation Day' at KIIT.
    (Below) : KISS Students take part in the rally.

  • 28.11.2014 : Saroj Kumar Nayak, Intermediate ?(Arts), student of KISS has been selected in the CHSE Kabaddi Team for participation in the National Coaching Camp.

  • 28.11.2014 : Students of KISS selected in the 'State Schools' Weightlifting Championship' to be held at City High School, Berhampur from 29th to 30th Nov 2014.

  • 26.11.2014 : Students of KISS selected in the Odisha CHSE Kabaddi team to participate in the Upcoming National School Games in Kabaddi (Boys & Girls) to be held in Punjab from 6th to 12th Dec 14.

  • 26.11.2014 : Two Boys & three girls  of KISS Students Participated in the The 19th Sub-Junior National Netball Championship scheduled to be held at Bhiwani, Haryana from 27th to 30th Nov. 14

  • 22.11.2014 : Esteemed Diplomats from several countries during their visit to KISS.

  • 22.11.2014 :Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS speaking at the Inaugural Ceremony of International Conference on ‘Tribal People in the 21st Century and ‘Eradicating Chronic Poverty in Odisha: Policy Issues and Challenges’ organised by Centre for American Studies, KISS (KIIT University) in the presence of Esteemed Diplomats from several countries.
  • 22.11.2014 : Esteemed Diplomats (Ambassadors & High Commisioners) from several countries at the inaugural ceremony of International Conference on ‘Tribal People in the 21st Century' organised by Centre for American Studies, KISS.
    (Below) : Panel discussion on 'Empowerment of Girls and Women-Experiences & Challenges' in progress during  International Conference on ‘Tribal People in the 21st Century'.
  • 22.11.2014 : KISS Students Participated in the The State Weightlifting Championship 2014 Berhampur from 22nd to 23rd Nov. 14.
  • 22.11.2014 :+2 Students of  KISS Participated in the +2 Inter College Badminton tournament of CHSE, Odisha  held at DRIEMS, Tangi, Cuttack from 21st to 24th Nov 14
  • 20.11.2014 : Students of  KISS have been selected in the Odisha Basketball team to Participate in the "National Sub-junior Basketball Championship" scheduled to be held from 22nd to 28th Nov. 14 at Nasik.
  • 14.11.2014 : (L to R) Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIITU, Prof. Gerson Damiani, University of Sao Paulo, Mrs. P. K. Mahanandia, Sweden, Ms. Saswati Bal, President , KIIT & KISS, Prof. Martin Hunter, Essex Court Chambers, Prof. Marike Paulsson, University of Miami and Prof. Jan Paulsson, Three Crowns LLP at the Children's Day Celebration in KISS.
  • 10.11.2014 : Dr. Achyuta Samanta being felicitated by Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Chancellor of S-VYASA University, Bengaluru.
  • 12.11.2014 : Susanta Kumar Majhi, Class-9th Student of KISS selected  in the "'60th National School Game in Cricket U-17 (Boys)" to be held at Gwalior, MP from 12th to 16th Nov 14.
  • 12.11.2014 : Jaspina Dalabehera, Class-VIII & Ranjita Tadingi, Class-IX student of KISS selected in the "National School Games in Archery Championship 2014-15 will be held at Ranchi from 15th to 17th Nov 14".
  • 11.11.2014 : Amesh Raito & Basudev Sikaka, KISS students selected in CHSE, Odisha Handball Team for for participation in the U/19 '59th National School Games Handball (Boys) Tournament to be held in Punjab.
  • 08.11.2014 : (L to R) Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS, Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIITU, Prof. Faizan Mustafa, VC, Nalsar, Prof. N. L. Mitra, Chancellor, KIITU, Ms. Angela Gomes, Eminent Social Activist and Founder & Executive Director, Banchte Shekha, Bangladesh, Mrs.S.Bal, President, KIIT & KISS, Padma Vibhushan Dr. Sonal Mansingh, Indian Classical Dancer and Social Activist , Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Ms. Bratati Bal & Mr. R. N. Das, Secretary, KIIT & KISS at the 82nd Birth Anniversary of Pradyumna Bal in KISS.
  • 07.11.2014 : Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution unveiling a stone plaque in his honour at KISS in the presence of Mr. Sanjay Dasverma, Minister, State (Ind.), Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Employment and Technical Education & Training Odisha and Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS
  • 06.11.2014 : Shri Ram Kumar Sharma, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (L.S.), Shri Upendra Kushwaha, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Rural Development,  Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation, Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (LS), Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and Mr. R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS at KISS
  • 06.11.2014 : Shri Upendra Kushwaha, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation  flanked by Shri Ram Kumar Sharma, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (L.S.), Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (LS), Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & students of KISS.
  • 03.11.2014 : +2 girls Kabaddi team of KISS has been selected to participate in the '+2 Inter College Girls Kabaddi Tournament' to be held from 2nd to 4th Nov. 14.
  • 03.11.2014 : Saroj Kumar Nayak, KISS student has been selected in the Odisha Kabaddi Team to participate in the '26th Sub-Junior National Kabaddi Championship' 2014-15.
  • 01.11.2014 : (Centre) His Excellency Mr. Miloslav  Stasek, Ambassador, Embassy of the Czech Republic, New Delhi, Ms. Katerina Gregorova, Third Secretary, Economic & Consular Affairs, Embassy of the Czech Republic, New Delhi & delegates from Czech Universities with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & students of KISS.
  • 01.11.2014 : H.E. Mr. Miloslav  Stasek, Ambassador, Embassy of the Czech Republic, New Delhi, & delegation from Czech Universities during their visit to KISS.
  • 31.10.2014 : KISS School Cricket team selected to Participate in the "1st Harmohan Praharaj Memorial Inter School Cricket Tournament Rourkela - 2014
  • 31.10.2014 : U-18 Girls Rugby team, KISS selected to participate in "All India National 7s Rugby Tournament 2014, Maharashtra.
  • 28.10.2014 : Mr. Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & students of KISS during his visit to KISS.
  • 28.10.2014 : KISS students U-17 Boys Rugby Team have been selected Nagpur to participate in the " ALL INDIA NATIONAL 15's RUGBY TOURNAMENT-2014.
  • 27.10.2014 : KISS students U-17 Boys Cricketers have been selected in the Bhubaneswar District Cricket team .
  • 25.10.2014 : Rashmita Majhi, Class - 9th, KISS has been selected in the Odisha Senior Handball team.
  • 18.10.2014 : Mr. Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor in Chief, India TV with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & other Senior Officials of KISS.
  • 13.10.2014 : KISS students bag Runners up Trophy at the State Level Nehru Hockey Tournament - 2014 held at Panposh from 19th to 21st Sept. 2014.
  • 11.10.2014 : KISS students & staff participate in the Rally/Mini-Marathon on 'Clean & Green INDIA', organized by "The Samaja" on the  occasion of  "95th Foundation Day of Samaja" at Bhubaneswar.
  • 02.10.2014 : KISS students take part in the Clean India Campaign organised in KIIT University.
  • 02.10.2014 :Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti in KISS : Dr. A. Samanta, National Secretary, Gandhi Global Family and Founder, KIIT & KISS with members of Gandhi Global Family-Odisha Chapter paying obeisance to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
  • 02.10.2014 : Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti in KISS
  • 29.09.2014 : Kho-Kho Players from KISS have been selected participate in the State Schools Kho-Kho Championship 2014-15 & got Champion trophy in every age category held at Titlagarh (Bolangir) from 26th-28th Sept.14
    26.09.2014 : Ambika Majhi, Class IX, KISS has been selected in the Odisha Youth Basketball Team for participating in the 'National Youth Basketball Championship 2014' to be held at Chandigarh from 4th to 16th Oct. 2014.
  • 25.09.2014 : 27 Kho-Kho Players from KISS have been selected to participate in the State Schools Kho-Kho Championship 2014-15 to be held at Titlagarh (Bolangir) from 26th-28th Sept.14
  • 24.09.2014 : His Excellency Mr. France Kosinyane Morule, High Commissioner of South Africa to India interacting with KISS students during his visit to KISS.
    (Below) : His Excellency Mr. France Kosinyane Morule, High Commissioner of South Africa to India, Mr. Stefanus Botes, Minister Counsellor (Economic),  Mr.  S.  C. Pradhan,  Senior Economic Advisor &  Mr. S. Pillay, First Secretary ( Political) with Prof. P. P. Mathur, VC, KIIT, Dr. S. Samanta, Registrar, KIIT, Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS, Mr. S. Mohanty, COO, KISS & Mr. P. K. Das, Director, Livelihood, KISS.
  • 20.09.2014 : KISS U-14 & U-17 team (boys & girls) selected to participate in the District School Level Kho-Kho Tournament organized by Bhubaneswar Schools’ & Sports Association.
  • 20.09.2014 : Prof. Christine Finnan, Renowned Anthropologist joins KISS to conduct extensive research on the institute and its activities. Seen here with Mr. George & Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.
  • 19.09.2014 : His Excellency, Mr. Miloslav Stasek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India interacting with KISS students during his visit to KISS.
  • 19.09.2014 : His Excellency, Mr. Miloslav Stasek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India, Mr. Jiri Janicek, Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of the Czech Republic, New Delhi, Mr. Jaroslav Ira, Managing Director, Doosan Skoda Power & Mr. Jaromir Ivanek, Chairman and MD, Hutni Projekt Frydek-Mistek with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.
  • 19.09.2014 : KISS Hockey Team (Boys & Girls) to represent Khordha District in the "State Level Nehru Hockey Tournament 2014-15 to be held from 19th to 21st Sept. 2014 at Rourkela.
  • 17.09.2014 : KISS wins Champion Trophy at 25th Kalinga Marine-Vivekananda Memorial Football  league 2014-15
  • 17.09.2014 : Mr. Harish Dwivedi, Hon'ble MP (L.S.) interacting with KISS students during his visit to KISS
  • 11.09.2014 : Sri Chandan Tuika, Class-10th Student of KISS has been selected in the Odisha State Handball Team for the 31st Sub-Junior National Handball Championship to be held at Indoor, M.P from 14th to 19th Sept 2014.
  • 10.09.2014 : Mr. Niranjan Sahoo, Collector, Khurdha felicitating KISS Girl Players (Teams representing Hockey, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi & Volleyball )  at Rajiv Bhawan Bhubaneswar
  • 07.09.2014 : Hon'ble Mr. Justice P. C. Ghose, Judge, Supreme Court of India during his visit to KISS
  • 07.09.2014 :Justice Altamas Kabir, Former Chief Justice of India with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & other Senior Officials of KISS.
  • 06.09.2014 : Shri Shyam Jaju, National Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party & Madam Jaju with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and KISS Students during their visit to KISS.
  • 02.09.2014 : Judo players of KISS win as many as 50 medals which include 20 Gold, 12 Silver & 18 Bronze in the State Judo Championship 2014-15 held at Nuagam.
  • 30.08.2014 : His Excellency Mr. Jorge Cardenas Robles, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Bolivia with Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS during his visit to KISS.
  • 30.08.2014 : Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS with Dr. C. Nageswara Rao, MS, FRCSC, FACS, Diplomate in American Board of Urology, VP & DG, Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education, Vijayawada & Dr. Sudha Rao during their visit to KISS.
  • 30.08.2014 : KISS Students have been selected by Odisha State Judo Association to Participate in the State Level Judo Championship for Sub-Junior, Cadet & Senior 2014-15 scheduled to be held at Nuagam.
  • 29.08.2014 : Ranjit Kumar Naik, International Archery player of KISS received "Kalinga Krida Sanman" by Odisha Tennisball Cricket Association.
  • 26.08.2014 : KISS Badminton team will participate in the State Level Badminton Championship 2014 will be held at Dhenkanal.
  • 22.08.2014 : Rani Tudu, student of KISS has been selected in the Odisha State Women Team for participation in the East Zone Women Cricket Tournament to be held in Bangalore.
  • 22.08.2014 : KISS wins 25th Kalinga Marine-Bibekananda Memorial Football Tournament.
  • 21.08.2014 : Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Odisha felicitating students (Bonda Tribe) pursuing Higher Education in KISS.
  • 18.08.2014 : Ranjit Naik, KISS wins Silver at the 2nd Asian Grand Prix Archery Tournament held in Chinese Taipei from 10th - 15th Aug 2014.
  • 15.08.2014 : Prof. Andrew Taggart, Pro Vice Chancellor, Murdoch University, Australia takes salute on the occasion of 68th Independence Day celebration in KIIT in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Smt Saswati Bal, President KIIT & KISS & other Senior Officials.
  • 15.08.2014 : Prof. Andrew Taggart, Pro Vice Chancellor, Murdoch University, Australia hoisting the National Flag on the occasion of 68th Independence Day celebration in KIIT in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS & other Senior Officials Of KISS.
  • 15.08.2014 : 68th Independence Day celebration in KISS
  • 13.08.2014 : 33 students of Bonda primitive tribal group from Bonda hills in Malkangiri district join KISS for pursuing higher education
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Think India Award to Achyuta Samanta
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Peshawar Army School Massacre
KISS and KiiT International School Students Hold Condolence Meeting

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Samanta Awarded in Andhra Pradesh
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CSI Fellowship Award to Achyuta Samanta
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3rd Kalanirvana International Artist’s Residency at KIIT
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Knowledge Body of CIS Honours Dr.Samanta
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500 KWp Rooftop Solar PV Project at KISS
Largest in Odisha
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Samanta Receives 2014 Gusi Peace Prize
 
 
 
     
 
 

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