A total of 7135 students from graduating batch of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University received their degrees at its 16th Annual Convocation, held virtually. The degrees were awarded by Chief Guest Professor Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank & Nobel Peace Laureate, Bangladesh.
In the convocation, KIIT University conferred Honoris Causa Degrees of D.Litt. upon spiritual leader Sri Ravi Shankar and S. K. Chaudhary, Chairman & MD, IRCON International Ltd. and Honoris Causa Degree of D.Sc. on Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department, Govt. of India.
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“You are entering a new phase of life. Education is a long and difficult journey but it makes you capable to transform the world”, Professor Muhammad Yunus said.
Prakhar Priyesh (B.Tech.), Srishti Raj (M.Tech.) and Roshan Ojha (B.Tech.) won Founder’s Gold Medals for their outstanding all round and academic performances.
Ninety-five research scholars were awarded Ph.D. degrees.