Achyuta Samanta, the brainchild of Kalinga Institute of Social Science was invited to American University of Armenia, Yerevan. Samanta was invited as one of the chief speakers at the University. The theme of the talk was ‘Promotion of Humanitarianism and Peace by Arresting Violence’
The audience comprised of Nobel Laureates and Samanta had a one and a half hour slot to present his talk. The panel and spectator comprised of noted world leaders in the fields of philanthropy, experts from the International Humanitarian Committee, a host of student leaders and a wide range of media personnel.
A mass genocide had occurred in Armenia from 1915-1923, to honour the victims and observe solidarity for the grey day, The Aurora Humanitarian Initaiative was established. To honour this solemn event, AchyutaSamanta was invited. The name of the event was Second Annual Aurora Dialogues
Samanta is the first Indian Speaker to be invited for an event as such and he will be speaking on the best practices at Kalinga Institute of Social Science.It is a matter of pride for the country and the University as Kalinga by itself is a place where one of the first University known to mankind was established.
The students and management of the University were overwhelmed at the prospect, especially because the University’s potential comes to light an international platform. Kalinga University has a history that spreads beyond 1000 years and to be delivering a talk on it is indeed an honour for any Indian.
Armenia by itself is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative aims at observing 2015-2023 as a solemn event to remember the victims of the genocide. KIIIT has always contributed immensely to the growth and development of national prospects. The University has always harboured a philanthropic prospect within them and initiates to pass on the same thought to its students
The university has made it to the Limca Book of Records for its achievements and under the leadership of AchyutaSamanta, the University wishes to propel further. Samanta is a visionary and humanitarian and his contributions towards the society cannot go unnoticed. His most notable work is towards the development of the environment of Odisha. He has also substantially contributed in curbing the Maoist influence from Odisha.
AcyutaSamanta, the founder of Kalinga Institute of Social Science is a graduate from Utkal University and is a promoter of art, culture and academics. He was born in the Cuttack district of Odisha and currently resides in Bhubaneshwar. He has got several awards, including accolades from, Naryn State University, Kyrgyzstan, Modern University of Humanities, Moscow, Kainar University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Osh State University, Kyrgyzstan and Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha – Central University, Tirupati, India.
The admission procedure at Kalinga University is that the candidates for admission to a bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% aggregate in any discipline is eligible for PG courses
Although it is preferred that the candidates should have a work experience of minimum 24 months, as many institutes prefer students with corporate experience before entering the managerial level.
-By NyrikaGuha Roy