Tusharkant Sahoo, a 3rd year B. Tech student of KIIT University, has brought laurel to the institution as well as for the state of Odisha in NCC. He received golden medal from Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India for securing 2nd position in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on 26th January. An Odia boy received such prestigious honour after a gap of 39 years, and secured 2nd position after a gap of 67 years. Similarly, Rahul Tulo another Cadet of KIIT 3rd has also brought laurel for the state. He received golden medal in Ballet Composite Dance and Silver in group song. It is a matter of pride that both of them are from state of Odisha.