Award Name : Gusi Peace Prize
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Peace
Location : Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, India
Achyutananda Samanta (April 19, 1965) is a social entrepreneur and philanthropist of Art of Giving in the Indian state of Odisha. He is the founder of KIIT Group of Institutions which includes KiiT University, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), KIIT International School, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), KIIT School of Management (KSOM), KIIT School of Rural Management (KSRM), KIIT School of Computer Application (KSCA), KIIT School of Biotechnology (KSBT), KIIT Law School (KLS), KIIT School of Languages (KSOL), Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS), Kalinga Polytechnic and Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences (KINS).He received Gusi Peace Prize International in 2014 for Poverty Alleviation thru Education and Humanitarianism.