Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 16:
Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha today visited Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in Odisha capital.
Addressing 25,000 tribal students of KISS, Prabhu said, I have never ever seen such a big tribal institution. I am visiting the largest tribal institution in the world for the first time.
Expressing satisfaction over KISS visit he said, KISS is a noble work. One day students of KISS must bring laurels not only to KISS, but for the entire country. Tribal culture and tradition are very old. We should not ignore to our culture and tradition. Students should learn in such a way, so that they can excel in their career and can uphold their culture and tradition.
Sinha also thanked Dr. Achuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS for his contribution towards nation rebuilding through providing education to 25,000 tribal students of KISS. It is surely a noble work of Dr. Samanta, he added. He said, the aim and goal of Dr. Samanta to educate tribal students must be fulfilled.
In his welcome address Dr. Samanta highlighted the achievement of KISS students in various fields. He thanked Prabhu and Sinha for their visit to KISS. R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS proposed vote of thanks. Among others Dr. P. K. Routarya, CEO, KISS; Suryakant Mohanty, COO, Rajiv Vishnoi, GM, East Coast Railways and other dignitaries of Railways were also present on the occasion.