Noted Indian Music Director, Composer, Singer and Lyricist Padma Bhushan A. R. Rahman visited KISS on 27th November, 2018. He was overwhelmed to see the beauty and uniqueness of KISS. Addressing 27000 students of KISS he said, “KISS is amazing. Had I not come to KISS, I would have lost a great chance to witness such an organization. Students should take advantage of this kind of organization.”

He thanked Dr. Achyuta Samanta for his untiring effort towards establishment of such kind of organization. “Earlier I had listened about KISS and now I am amazed after observing this”, he added.

On this occasion, he was awarded with KISS Life Time Achievement Award in admiration of his matchless contribution to the field of music and social work. Among others R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS; Dr. P. K. Routray, CEO, KISS; Prof. H. K. Satapathy, VC, KISS Deemed to be University were also present.