Rich tributes were paid to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on eve of their Birth Anniversaries by KIIT & KISS fraternity strictly adhering to Covid-19 Guidelines on 2nd October, 2020. Garlanding the statue of Gandhiji on the occasion of his 151st Birth Anniversary, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS paid homage to the Father of the Nation. Commemorating Bapuji, Dr. Samanta said, “He had a dream of assimilating the underprivileged, downtrodden and tribal people in the societal mainstream”. Now such dream of Gandhiji is being reflected through KISS, Dr. Samanta remarked.

 Among others, Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice Chancellor, KIIT DU; Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Pro-VC, KIIT DU; Prof. Jnyana Ranjan Mohanty, Registrar, KIIT DU; Prof Harekrushna Satapathy, Advisor, KISS; Dr. Prasanta Kumar Routray, Chief Executive Officer, KISS; and Dr. Sanjay Kumar Suar, Principal KiiT International School were present and commemorated Gandhiji. Later on, the statuette of Bapuji at Gandhi Square in the premises of KIIT DU was garlanded by the dignitaries.