Dr. Samanta's work goes one step ahead of the philanthropy of Mr. Bill Gates. While Gates started social service after ensuring a huge fortune for himself and his company, Samanta started giving back to the society, even when he did not have anything even for himself.
Prof. Moolchand Sharma
Vice-Chairman, University Grants Commission, UGC
The learning opportunities for the most disadvantaged at KISS will transform lives not only of children but also change their families and communities. His vision and its translation into reality is a huge contribution to the social development of the state and of the country.
Prof. Omkarnath Mohanty
Vice Chancellor, Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT)
Dr. Samanta’s initiative of setting up a novel institution like KISS is highly commendable.
Shri S. R. Tayal
His Excellency the Ambassador to Korea
KIIT is a work of the Divine. It shows what it achieves through its chosen ones. The institution will live to be a tribute to mankind. The sight of tribal children educated in an atmosphere of happiness and confidence was most rewarding.
Mr. Gopal Subramanium
Solicitor General of India
Dr. Samanta is comparable to Martin Luther and KIIT & KISS are laboratories of education.
Shri B. L. Joshi
His Excellency the Governor of Uttarakhand
Dr. Samanta’s concern for poor and underprivileged and his service to the tribals through KISS are examples for others.
Shri T. V. Rajeswar
His Excellency, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh
I am overwhelmed with the mission and activities of KISS. Dr. Samanta’s initiative of empowering thousands of tribal children through this institute will definitely bring a positive change in this region.
Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat