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Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award

Jan 5, 2015

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Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award

Every college under your university can nominate innovations by young students online at http://gyti.techpedia.in.

SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions) has established three national awards for innovative student projects in engineering, pharmacy, science and other applied technologies. These will be given away by Dr. R. A. Mashelkar (Chairperson, NIF) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi during Festival of Innovations (FOIN) on 8th March 2015.

The awards will be given to young innovators in the following categories:

 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards, 2015

· MLM (More from less for Many ) award

· SRISTI socially relevant technological innovation award

· Technological-edge award

SRISTI invites entries for these three awards by 31st December 2014, which has been extended to 31st January 2015.

Student projects which address an important social, environmental or technological problem faced by masses or disadvantaged people/sectors/spaces or micro and small enterprises, or have the potential to impact a pressing national need are invited. The applications may be made by the past or present students of technical institutions/universities. On behalf of the students who have already passed out and left the Institute/University, the faculty member, who supervised the project, can also apply.

The full project report of the shortlisted projects will be needed for final evaluation. Last date for submission of entries is 31st December 2014, which has been extended to 31st January 2015.

All the shortlisted entries will be displayed by winners at the annual exhibition at Rashtrapati Bhavan during Festival of Innovations (FOIN) in March 2015. The abstracts of submitted entries will be included in www.techpedia.in database with due acknowledgement of the name of the team members, supervisor, college, department and any contact information provided. 

The exhibition will be visited by leading policy makers and practitioners of the country and also from abroad. The prototype may be retained to be displayed in a permanent exhibition being developed soon at the national level with due acknowledgement of contributing innovators, supervisors and the concerned institution.

The nominations have to be submitted at http://gyti.techpedia.in and only abstract of the content submitted along with innovator’s detail would be published at the site or shared otherwise. If the student wishes to have incubation support, they should clearly indicate the same in their nomination form. For those interested in IPR support, assistance from a network of pro bono attorneys can be mobilised at concessional terms. 

For any query, Mr. Hiranmay Mahanta

(+91-9099258492, gyti@techpedia.inhiranmay@techpedia.in) may be contacted. For looking at the previous awards, please visit www.gyti.techpedia.in 

Looking forward to your enthusiastic co-operation to make India Innovative.

We will send you a formal invitation to you for Festival of Innovation (FOIN) which will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan from 7th of March, 2015 to 14th of March 2015.

GYTI 2015 (Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards, 2015)

Awards to be given on 8th March 2015 during FOIN (Festival of Innovation) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

 

 

GYTI winners of 2013 edition with Honorable President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan, during Innovation Scholars In-Residence program.

Young innovators across colleges under University of delhi in Polytechnic, UG, PG and PhD level can apply for GYTI 2015 online. The applicants could be from any field of science and technology.

Students can apply online at http://gyti.techpedia.in/registration

Last date of online application: 31st January, 2015

The awards will be given away by Dr.R.A.Mashelkar, Chairperson of NIF at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 8th March 2015. The awards will be given to young innovators in the following category:

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards, 2015

  • MLM ( More from less for Many ) award
  • Sristi socially relevant technological innovation award
  • Technological-edge award

For passed out students either the students of the team or their faculty guides /Departments can apply on behalf of them. Student projects which address an important social, environmental or technological problem faced by masses or disadvantaged people/sectors/spaces or micro and small enterprises, or have the potential to impact a pressing national need are invited. The applications may be made by the past or present students of technical institutions/universities

All the shortlisted entries will be displayed by winners at the Festival of Innovations at Rashtrapati

Bhavan in March 2015

For any query write to Mr. Hiranmay Mahanta, MD Techpedia.in, hiranmay@techpedia.in , gyti@techpedia.in

For any query, kindly contact: 91-9099258492

For details, kindly refer : www.gyti.techpedia.in

 

 GYTI winner of 2013 edition showcasing his innovation to

Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam during innovation exhibition at IIM-Ahmadabad

 



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