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Taipei: Renowned educationist and founder of KISS and KIIT Dr. Achyuta Samanta was conferred with yet another honorary doctorate on Monday. He got the honorary doctorate from Nanhua University, Taiwan, for his outstanding contribution in the field of education.
Dr. Samanta was conferred with the doctorate in a special function organized by the Nanhua University, which ranked 92nd worldwide and 6th in Taiwan in the 2017 Green Metric World University Ranking. Notably, this is Dr Samanta’s first Honorary Doctorate degree after being nominated to the upper house of the Parliament.
“Proud privilege to be conferred with the Honorary Doctorate Degree from Nanhua University, Taiwan. I am grateful to them for recognizing my contribution towards Education and Social Service,” said Dr. Samanta.
Earlier on February 6, 2018 he was conferred with the Honorary Doctorate from Berhampur University on the occasion of the 22nd Convocation ceremony of the University. This was the first Honorary Doctorate for the KISS and KIIT founder from his own state.
In a separate event in Fo Guang Shan Monastery, MoUs between KISS and Nanhua University were also signed. As per the MoU around 50 students from KISS would go to study in Nanhua University on scholarship every year.
He has so far received honorary doctorate from more than 36 universities of national and international repute for his contribution in the field of education, art, culture and social services.