New Delhi: Bhubaneswar-based Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been awarded as ‘NGO of the Year’ by UBS Forum at the 2nd Edition CSR Summit & Awards 2019 in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
KISS was selected for its exemplary social service in the education sector. Mihir Nayak and Sasmita Rout received the award on behalf of KISS.
KISS was invited for this Mega CSR Summit by UBS. KISS was adjudged by the entire participants, starting from its organization to the panel experts, as NGO of the Year 2019.
More than 100 corporate leaders from Infosys, Cricil Rec Foundation, Tata Hitachi, Toyota Kirloskar, CAF India, Mphasis, Synergie, Adani Foundation, IBM, Dell Emc, GE Health Care and others were present at the event.
The NGO of the Year award is an independent and prestigious award given to professionally managed NGOs demonstrating its commitment to the causes undertaken and the trust reposed in it by corporate across India.
Expressing his satisfaction, Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder of KIIT & KISS said, “It is a rare achievement made possible by the combined effort of staff, tribal community, students and well-wishers.”