“The way KISS is trying to change the lives of tribal people in a positive  way by providing education is very important. Babasaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar had always given importance on the kind of upliftment through education of tribal, Dalits and other backward classes.”

- Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India

“I don’t think this type of institute exists anywhere else. I think it is a world record in itself. Taking responsibility of so many students and providing them all their needs is a very big task. It is amazing that Dr. Achyuta Samanta has taken the momentous responsibility. “

- Shri Suresh PrabhuHon’ble Union Minister of Railways

“I had heard a lot about KISS, but after visiting the institute, I am astonished to see such a large number of students here. I have never seen such an institution anywhere in India.”

- Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

“My admiration for KISS has increased. It never ceases to amaze me. Vision, dedication, and passion in creating an institute with 25,000 children must be applauded. KISS is an oasis in Odisha. It reflects the vision of Dr. Achyuta Samanta.”

- Dr. Habil Khorakiwala Chairman, Wockhardt Group

“Let the 21st century be the century of compassion and peace”

- His Holiness The Dalai Lama

“The role played by the institute in facilitating education for tribal children from the remote parts of our state is commendable. It is now a leading institution in the country with over 25,000 students pursuing education from primary to university level.”

- Shri Naveen Patnaik – CM Odisha

“Achyuta Samanta’s dedication and commitment for transforming the children to become worth citizen of the mother land are laudable. His selfless efforts in establishing and running the largest residential tribal institute have been recognised as a model to eradicate poverty and hunger through educati”

- Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of HRD, Govt. of India