KISS Mayurbhanj – Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has signed an MoU with Adani Foundation, Ahmadabad on 20th October 2016 to set up a branch of the institute in the tribal district of Mayurbhanj.
Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS on behalf of KISS and Ms. Priti Adani, Chairperson, Adani Foundationon behalf of the Adani Foundation signed the MoU. The Foundation has agreed to finance the infrastructural facilities.
The signing in was done in the presence of Adani Group President, Mr. Goutam Adani and Vice-Chairman Mr. Karan Adani. KISS has purchased the land in Baripada, the district headquarter of Mayurbhanj, five years back for setting up the replica of KISS to impart quality education to the underprivileged tribal children of the district and other districts.
Dr. Samanta requested Adani Foundation regarding opening of new branch of KISS in Mayurbhanj. The President of Adani Foundation was aware of KISS and agreed to help in opening the KISS branch in Mayurbhanj.
As per the MoU, Adani Foundation will provide one-time infrastructure assistance for this. Expressing his happiness, Mr. Adani said, “It is our pleasure to be associated with a noble cause like KISS. The Mayurbhanj branch will start operating from the next academic year.