The Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel peace laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award today in Bhubneshwar. His Holiness received the award at the special function organised by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in the city.
“Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has been honoured with 10th “KISS Humanitarian Award” at a special function organised by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here on Tuesday.” said the news report in the Kalinga TV News Network.
The Dalai Lama is the first ever Nobel laureate who is being felicitated with this humanitarian award which was last award to the Hollywood actor and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Global Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd on 10th February 2017 for the year 2016.
“I am very happy to be here. You are the generation of the 21st century. You have lot of opportunities and responsibilities. Leave laziness and strive for success.You will get success, if you work hard with self-confidence,” His Holiness said at the event while addressing the gathering of in the presence of many dignitaries and 27,000 tribal children of KISS.
The report described that the KISS Humanitarian Award was instituted in 2008 by founder of KIIT and KISS Dr. Achyuta Samanta to honour and recognise individuals with exceptionally high contribution to the society in various fields related to social issues.