On the model of Kalinaga Institute of Social Science (KISS) offering free education, accommodation, fooding and health care to thousands of tribal children a KISS-Bhartia Residential School will be opened at Puri for children of poor Brahmin family with full support of Bharatia Charitable Trust.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between Prof Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT and KISS Kishanlal Agarwal, Chairman, Bhartia Charitable Trust. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Samant said he had a dream to open a KISS branch in Puri exclusively for the children of poor Brahmin communities which he said would be fulfilled due to the support of Bhartia Charitable Trust.
In the first phase, there will be Class I to Class XII. The Brahmin students will be given special training on Veda, Karmakand and theology, especially on the Jagannath culture. After completing their education from this school, they can establish themselves as well trained and educated priests. There will be provision for 1200 students in the first phase enrolment. It will be expanded later.KISS-Bharatia School will be fully residential like KISS- Bhubaneswar. Children, both boys and girls, of poor Brahmin families will get education with accommodation, fooding and healthcare free of cost. The academic session will begin from July, 2018. KISS has purchased 15 acre of land at Puri for setting up the School. Bhartia Charitable Trust will provide full financial support for the infrastructure, The students of this school will be taught CBSE curriculum.
Children from poor Brahmin families from across the country can pursue education in the school, Dr Samant said.