Odisha: KIIT-DU Wins FICCI India Sports Award For Contribution To Sports
Bhubaneswar: KIIT-DU has been awarded FICCI India Sports Award by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in recognition of the university’s outstanding contribution to the field of sports.
Director General of KIIT Sports Dr Gaganendu Dash received the award in New Delhi on November 26.
Founder of KIIT and KISS Dr Achyuta Samanta in his congratulatory message said the award will continue to inspire KIIT to contribute more to the development of sports in India. KIIT has been promoting sports and athletes for over 20 years. “From the latest and greatest sports infrastructure to creating Olympians, KIIT has made a name for itself around the sporting world,” he said.
FICCI has been presenting this award for the last 10 years to the best achievers and various stakeholders in the field of sports.
The FICCI award comes close on the heels of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2022 under the category of ‘Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility’ conferred on KIIT. The announcement was made recently by the Centre while declaring the recipients of the National Sports Awards 2022.