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Navin Jindal Visits KISS
21.07.2016
KISS Girl in Probable Indian U-16 girls’ Football team
20.07.2016
 
Bahuda Yatra Celebrated at Shrivanikshetra
14.07.2016
EMAMI Group Chairmen visit KISS 
11.07.2016
‘RATHAYATRA’ Celebrated at Shrivani Khetra
06.07.2016
 

Navin Jindal Visits KISS

Mr. Naveen Jindal, Chairman, Jindal Steel and Power visited Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) on July 21, 2016. He went around various units of KISS and interacted with students. "I had heard about KISS, I had a dream to visit here and today my dream has been fulfilled", he said, while addressing 25,000 tribal students.

“It is easy to take care of your own children. But taking care of thousands of underprivileged children like your own is a momentous task. KISS is nurturing more than 25,000 tribal students with free accommodation, health care services and quality education absolutely free of cost. It is really an amazing and difficult task, said Mr. Jindal. KISS is model for all and everyone is getting motivation from this great institute, he remarked. "Jina isi Ka naam hai" he said, referring to Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT and KISS.  Dr. Samanta is living example for all, he stated, adding that if students of KISS or KISS authority want any type of help, it will be pride for him to provide it. A 100 feet high flag post with National Flag will be installed in KISS campus, he announced on this occasion. Mr. Naveen Jindal is a well-known campaigner for National Flag. A multifaceted personality, he is also an ardent advocate of women and child empowerment, philanthropist, parliamentarian, successful industrialist and a sportsman. He represented Kurukshetra constituency in 14th and 15th Lok Sabha.

Among others, Achyuta Samanta; Shri R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS; Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS and senior officials of Jindal Steel and Power were present.

KISS Girl in Probable Indian U-16 girls’ Football team

Janaki Murmu a +2 1st year Arts Student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been selected for the Probable Indian U-16 girls Football team. She is among the top four selected players of Odisha and will attend the National U-16 preparatory camp for the preparation of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup U-16 girls’ championship 2017 to be continued at SAI Training Centre, Patiala, Punjab from 22nd July.

Earlier Janaki represented India in the “Asian U-14 Girls Football Championship held in Kathamandu, Nepal from 20th to 24th April 2015. She also represented Odisha in the “Junior National Girls Football Championship-2015” held in Goa from 5th to 21st October 2015 where Odisha got 2nd place in this championship. She bagged champion’s trophy in the State Schools Football (U-17) Girls Championship 2014 held at NTPC Stadium, Kaniha From 18th to 20th October 2014. She Participated in Sub Junior National Football Championship 2014-15 held at Cuttack. Earlier this July She represented Odisha in the “U-19 National Girls Football championship” held in Cuttack and Odisha team played up to Semifinal.

Bahuda Yatra Celebrated at Shrivanikshetra

The Bahuda Yatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, concluded peacefully at Shrivanikhetra on 14th July, 2016. Rituals associated with this auspicious occasion like Mangala Arati, Mailama, Tadapalagi, RoshaHoma, Abakasha, Surya Pooja, Dwarapala Pooja, etc commenced early morning as per the ethics and rituals of Mahaprabhu Shri Jagannath Temple of Shrikshetra, Puri.

Pahandi Bije of the three deities was performed in the afternoon, after the observance of holy ritual of Cherapahanra by Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS. Pulling of the three chariots from the ‘Shri Gundicha Temple’ to Shrivanikshetra of KISS started at 5 PM.

Thousands of local devotees, staffs and students of KISS and KIIT gathered to observe the Bahuda Yatra at KISS. Several other programmes like Bhajana Samaroh by different musical groups from Odisha and outside, Prabachana and other cultural programmes were organised between the Ratha Yatra and Bahuda Yatra here.

EMAMI Group Chairmen visit KISS 

 “It is amazing, incredible and rarest of the rare in the world” Chairman and Founder R.S. Agarwal commented today about KISS while interacting with the tribal students here. The two top bosses of the Emami group R.S. Agarwal and R. S. Goenka visited KIIT and KISS campus on Monday. Interacting with the students of KISS R.S. Agarwal, Emami Group Joint Chairman and Founder said, “it has been possible only due to the strong will power and sacrifice of the Founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta to nurture the 25 thousand students of KISS. It is a model for all of us. We can set up hundreds of industries but can’t do what Dr. Samanta has done, Mr. Goenka said and volunteered to provide Emami FMCG products including talc and face cream to all the students from time to time.

‘RATHAYATRA’ Celebrated at Shrivani Khetra

The world famous auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra was celebrated at Shrivani khetra of KISS on 6th July 2016 amid religious fervor and gaiety. More than 20 thousand devotees participated in pulling the three decorated chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra being carried on three colourful wooden chariots, festooned with flowers, appliqué and mural paintings.

The Pahandi and other rituals like Mangala Arati, Mailama,Tadapalagi, Rosha Homa, Abakasha, Surya Puja, Chariots inauguration etc followed by procession of deities from temple sanctum to the chariots began in the morning as per the ethics and rituals of Mahaprabhu Shri Jagganath Temple of Puri. Thousands of devotees gathered to pull the three chariots in the afternoon after Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT Temple Trust performed the holy ritual of Cherapahanra, the ceremonial sweeping of the Chariots. The special feature of Ghosayatra here is that, Devadalan, the chariot of Goddess Subhadra was pulled by only females.