Prof. N. L. Mitra, a well known legal academician, has taken over as the new Chancellor of KIIT University with effect from 8th January 2012.
Prof. Mitra is credited with giving a new direction to legal education in the country. He is associated with many academic institutes of national and international repute as mentor and advisor. He is well known in India and abroad as an eminent academician and academic administrator and has been advisor to leading law schools of the country, including National Law University, Odisha and law school of IIT Kharagpur. He had been the Vice-Chancellor of National Law School of India University (NLSIU),Bangalore and National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur. He has been the Chairman of different important Government of India Committees and has advised Reserve Bank of India and other important bodies.
He was welcomed to KIIT Family by the Founder, Dr. A. Samanta and other
senior functionaries of KIIT at a special welcome ceremony. Dr. Samanta
offered him best wishes for his new responsibility.