Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jul 24:
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar was awarded “Best Technological University in Eastern India” during the Third CCI Technology Education Excellence Awards 2015 hosted by Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmadabad recently.
Prof PP Mathur, Vice Chancellor, KIIT University received the award from Prof (Dr) Akshai Agrawal, VC, GTU at a glittering ceremony in Gujarat Technological University.
During the event, CMAI Association of India declared CCI Technology Education Excellence Awards 2015 to various universities for their excellence in different areas.
Several eminent educationists and personalities including Amb Sola Enikanolaiye, High Commissioner-Nigeria Embassy, Bothata Tsikoane, High Commissioner of Lesotho to India,Chung Kwang Tien, Ambassador, Taiwan Embassy; Jorge Cardenas Robles, Ambassador of Bolivia to India, Prof (Dr) NK Goyal, President, CMAI Association of India and Shailesh Patwari, Consortium of Co-Chairpersons-Industry GTU Innovation Sankuls graced the occasion.
“It is a matter of pride not only for KIIT, for also for Odisha. One can touch the entire world through education,” said Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT & KISS.
He said the high quality of education in KIIT University has given a special identity of Odisha in Eastern Indian as well as in the world.