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KISS Achieves 97% Success in +2 Exams
29.05.2013
 
KISS Boy Selected in National Senior Rugby Team
27.05.2013
 
Dr. Achyuta Samanta Becomes Member of NCTE
15.05.2013
 
KISS Boy Selected to Participate in International Rugby Tournament
13.05.2013
 
 

KISS Achieves 97% Success in +2 Exams

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has posted cent percent result in Science, Commerce and Arts streams for the 5th year in a row in +2 Examinations conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha. Result of the examinations was declared today. More than 95% students passed in Science, while students of Arts and Commerce streams achieved 97% result. A large number of students in KISS passed in 1st and 2nd divisions, according to the sources.

It is encouraging that 32 students from primitive tribal group like Kharia, Saria, Koya, Gadaba, Saura, Kutia Kondh and Paraja have passed in Science, Commerce and Arts streams. Seven of them secured first division. In what is a big morale boost for the students of this tribal institute, even those students, who had fared poorly in 10th examinations, have passed in first-class. Five students of the institute have qualified in IIT main examination.

It is a rare feat to educate and groom tribal students from remote areas of the State and enable them to achieve cent percent result every year, opined intellectuals.

Expressing satisfaction over the result, Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said that continued success of KISS students year after year has been possible only due to blessings of God, continuous effort of teachers, staff, Principal and Chief Executive Officer of KISS.

KISS Boy Selected in National Senior Rugby Team

Muna Murmu, a +3 second year Arts student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), has been selected in Indian National Senior Rugby Team for HSBC Asian 5-Nations-Division II Tournament to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from June 4 - 8, 2013. Muna, along with two other Odia boys, were selected for coaching camp held at Bombay Gymkhana in Mumbai from May 13 - 27, 2013. Finally Muna was selected for India Team. He is the only player from Odisha in Indian Rugby Team for this tournament.

Participating countries India, Singapore, Malaysia and Iran are participating in this tournament. The selected squad will go to Sri Lanka on 27th May for warm-up matches. Subsequently, the team will move to Malaysia.

Earlier, Muna Murmu had represented India in Asian under -20 Rugby Championship held at Laos in 2010 and visited France in 2009. Muna belongs to a very poor Santal tribal family of Chudanga in Khurda district. Expressing his satisfaction over Muna’s success Dr. A. Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS said, he is not only the pride of father Surendra and mother Neha Murmu, he is the pride of entire tribal community. 

Dr. Achyuta Samanta Becomes Member of NCTE

Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS has recently been nominated as a member of National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), a statutory body of Govt. of India. A notification to this effect has been published in The Gazette of India, No. 976, dated May 1, 2013. Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has nominated Samanta to NCTE in recognition of his commendable contribution in the field of mass education. He has become the first Odia to become a member of this body. Samanta will officiate in this capacity for a tenure of three years and be involved in framing policy on various matters in NCTE. NCTE, the apex body for policy making in the area of school education, has secretary-level officials of Govt. of India and eminent educationists as its members. Samanta has expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India for nominating him to the body.

KISS Boy Selected to Participate in International Rugby Tournament

Muna Murmu, a student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), has been selected as a probable in Indian Rugby Team scheduled to participate in the HSBC Asian 5 Nations Division II Rugby Tournament to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from June 4 – 8, 2013. The participating countries include India, Singapore, Malaysia and Iran.

He has represented India earlier in the Asian U/20 Rugby Championship 2010 held at Laos and KISS Team playing at France in 2009.