SUBJECT :Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) won the 18th Energy Globe World Award -2017 as the one and only organisation from India. 

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Bhubaneswar, January 16, 2018: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) won the 18th Energy Globe World Award -2017 as the one and only organisation from India. The Energy Globe World Award is an international award in the field of environment instituted by the Energy Globe Foundation annually to recognise projects that make careful and economical use of resources and employ alternative energy sources. It was presented to KISS at a ceremony, attended by over 60 countries and broadcast worldwide, in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday.

KISS won the award in 'Fire' Category for green initiatives undertaken by this institute that reduces the ecological footprint for large scale cooking. As many as 2000 projects from 178 countries competed for this award in 5 categories including land, fire, water, air and youth. India, Thailand and Spain were chosen global finalists for the category 'Fire'. After a thorough evaluation, the high-level jury selected KISS for the award, making it the only organisation from India to win it.

"This rare achievement of KISS has brought pride and honour not only for KISS but also for the entire country. As the world is on the brink of environmental hazard due to the menace of global warming, protection of the environment is being felt inevitable on part of each and every inhabitant of the earth," said the founder of KIIT and KISS, Achyuta Samanta.

KISS has modernized its preparation of food for 27000 students through biogas plant, steam-based cooking system, solar heating system and rainwater conservation system.


Source: Times of India