Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Kalinga Institute of Industrial Expertise (KIIT) was conferred the celebrated ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ 2022 on Wednesday.
The award was introduced by President Draupadi Murmu to the Founding father of KIIT and KISS, Dr Achyuta Samanta.
Expressing his gratitude to the President and authorities of India for bestowing KIIT with the honour, Dr Samanta mentioned the award has been given in recognition of KIIT’s sustained focus in the direction of the event of sports activities since its inception.
“Together with schooling, now we have strengthened sports activities and sports-related infrastructure. The encouragement and assist of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the direction of sports activities have additionally impressed KIIT to develop and take sports activities to the following stage in Odisha,” mentioned Dr Samanta.
The second is a matter of satisfaction and pleasure for KIIT, he mentioned, dedicating the award to all college students and workers members of KIIT.
KIIT has been on the forefront of the promotion of sports activities for over 20 years. It has established a definite id for itself throughout the globe because of its state-of-the-art sports activities infrastructure and for grooming Olympians.
The College has sponsored the schooling and coaching of a whole lot of sports activities individuals over time. KIIT has produced many elite athletes together with Olympians akin to Dutee Chand (Arjuna Awardee), Olympian CA Bhavani Devi (Arjuna Awardee), Olympian Shivpal Singh, Olympian Amit Rohidas (Arjuna Awardee).
Your complete KIIT household welcomed the award presentation by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports activities with pleasure and celebration.