KIIT-DU to provide Free Education to Children of COVID Deceased in Odisha

The Covid-19 pandemic has severely disrupted and devastated the livelihoods of the people of Odisha. As a gesture, KIIT Deemed to be University has decided to help the families of the deceased. Acting on a proposal by the Founder of KIIT & KISS, Dr Achyuta Samanta, KIIT-DU has decided to provide technical and professional education free of cost to the children of the COVID deceased.

KIIT to provide free Education to the children of COVID 19 deceased

I am extremely grateful to KIIT – Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology for fulfilling my request to help the children whose mother/father are deceased due to COVID 19. Any such children seeking admission to any course at KIIT University in this year's academic session or next year (2020-21 or 2021-22) shall have their fees waived for the entire duration of their respective courses. I feel proud to be part of the continued efforts of our KIIT and KISS family during these pandemic times.#KIITKISSCares #KIITKISSFightsCorona

Achyuta Samanta यांनी वर पोस्ट केले रविवार, २६ जुलै, २०२०

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected millions across the globe. In Odisha, the number of new coronavirus infections is increasing each day. In such dreaded times, KIIT-DU, as always, will continue reaching out to the distressed people in the state. The organization has made a name for itself in providing relief and helping out people at the time of their need.

Children of the COVID deceased, who are interested, can apply to different technical and professional courses of KIIT-DU, including ITI and Diploma Engineering, as per their eligibility for admission. This facility will be available for two academic years, 2020-21 and 2021-22 only, informed KIIT authorities. Preference will be given to the children from BPL, SC, ST and SCBC categories.

This move is set to provide relief to the people of Odisha who have been affected by the pandemic. Notably, KIIT-DU becomes the first university to extend such a humanitarian gesture to the families of the COVID deceased.