Bhubaneswar: Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, has been elected as a member of Executive Council (EC) for the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA). In the recently concluded election for the EC, Samanta hold highest number of votes to become the first odia to be included in EC of ISCA. Only ten members are elected for all over the country in the highest body of ISCA to take important dicission on various activities relating to science and technology in the country. It is indeed another feather to Samanta’s cap since he has been a member of UGC, AICTE and round table for the education etc.
The ISCA will be organizing in 2013 at Kolkata, in which Dr. Manmohan Singh is the president elect, the newly EC has a greater role in it. With some of this inclusion in the EC, ISCA is expected to get a new direction in organizing
the centenary session.