Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) in Odisha has topped the Union Ministry of Education’s Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) in Private/Self-Financed Universities category.
Achyuta Samanta, founder of KIIT, congratulated the authorities and staffers of the university for the achievement.
I congratulate @KIITUniversity on this achievement. We have moved to the first position this year from 2nd place last year. It speaks volumes of our growth in the realm of research and innovation. I thank Hon’ble Minister of HRD, @DrRPNishank ji for recognizing our efforts.
— Achyuta Samanta (@achyuta_samanta) August 18, 2020
The Ministry of Education has initiated ARIIA to systematically rank education institutions and universities primarily on innovation related indicators. ARIIA considers all major indicators which are commonly used globally to rank most innovative education institutions/universities in the world.