Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (LocalWire): Amitabh Bachchan donated Rs 11 lakh to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar, as a goodwill gesture.
Just a few days ago, Big B had hosted Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder, KIIT and KISS in ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati – Karmveer’ show, where Bachchan came to know about Dr Samanta’s struggles and his work for empowerment of tribal children through KISS.
In a letter to Dr Samanta, Bachchan said, he was really enthused by the steps taken by him in eradicating poverty by imparting quality education to tribal children and ensuring sustainable livelihood to them.
Dr Samanta’s feat is really inspirational and praiseworthy, Bachchan stated.
Expressing his gratitude to Amitabh Bachchan, Dr Samanta said, the good wishes of 30,000 tribal students of KISS will be with him forever.