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About Us

Kloud9 is India’s leading literary magazine focussed on the young adults and student community across India. Established in 2010, Kloud9 strives to be a platform for young minds to express their ideas, thoughts and creativity.

The many subjects and areas of interest that are encouraged, pursued, investigated and presented after intense and thorough research include current events, environment, global warming, the latest trends in the field of education, issues such as bullying and ragging in educational institutions, as also short stories, poetry, art, and so forth.

Our Vision

Kloud9 aspires to become India’s leading and most widely read multi-disciplinary magazine aimed at India’s Gen Y / GenNext in the 14-23 demographic.

Mission Statement

To be a safe space for students and young adults to voice their concerns, their aspirations and dreams and hopes.

Meet the Team

Prof Achyuta Samanta is an educationist, humanitarian and a statesman. He is also a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha. He inspires people from all walks of life with his commitment to education and social upliftment.

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Prof. Achyuta Samanta

Founder – Kloud9 & Chairman– KiiT Group of Institutions

Ruskin Bond joined the Kloud9 Editorial Board in 2018, providing mentorship, guidance and direction to the magazine’s philosophy, journalistic attitude and thought process in the development of editorial content.


Ruskin Bond

Editor in Chief

Dr Mona Lisa Bal is the Founder and Editor of Kloud9. She holds multiple degrees, including a Doctorate in Business Studies and an MBA from the KiiT University. She also has a Masters in Political Science from Utkal University in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.

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Dr. Mona Lisa Bal

Founder Editor and Chairperson, KiiT International School

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