Achyutananda Samanta

Achyutananda Samanta

Constituency: Kandhamal

Party: Biju Janata Dal

Father's Name: Late Shri Anadicharan Samanta

Mother's Name: Late Smt. Nilima Rani Samanta

Birth Place: Kalarabank, Cuttack, Odisha

SONS: 0

DAUGHTERS:

State Name: Odisha

Permanent Address: N3/92, IRC Village, P.O./P.S. Nayapalli Khurda, Bhubaneswar, Odisha- 751015

Present Address: 205, Odisha Bhawan, Chanakyapuri,New Delhi-110021

Email Id: achyuta[dot]samanta[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in achyuta[at]kiit[dot]ac[dot]in

Education Qualifications: M.Sc. (Chemistry), Ph.D. Educated at Utkal University, KIIT University, Odisha

Countries Visited: Widely Travelled

Positions Held:

OTHER INFO: Founder Chancellor, KIIT, Deemed to be University and KISS, Deemed to be University (first Tribal University in the world) and the first person to be the Chancellor of any Tribal University in the world; Member, (i) University Grants Commission (U.G.C.) for two consecutive terms 2008-11 and 2011-2014 and (ii) Executive Committee, of All Indian Council for Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E.); served as Member of several bodies of Government of India, like NCTE, ISTE, ISCA, Coir Board, CAPART, etc. and Academic Council of Central University of Assam and Odisha; Nominated Honorary Principal Advisor to the Department of Education, Government of Manipur, 2018-2021; General President of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), 2017-2018; awarded with four National and International Fellowships - ISTE, CSI, ICA and APACH