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SRISTI Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Oct-2017
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What is SRISTI Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2018?

SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions) invites applications from young technological students for Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Scholarship Award 2018, to celebrate the spirit of student innovation in engineering, science and technology. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the award, a candidate must -

  • Be an Indian citizen.
  • Be an undergraduate or postgraduate in any stream of engineering, science and technology. 
  • Have completed the project during 2015-16 to 2017-18. 

How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates can submit their entries by following the mentioned steps -

Step 1: Click here to register as new user. 
Step 2: Fill in all the required details and submit. 
Step 3: Login using the user id and password to submit the entries online. 

Note: The students can also directly submit their project entries by mailing them to

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Award Details

The awards are given under the following categories -

  • MLM (More from less for many), Frugal Innovation award- ideas that economise on the use of material are extremely affordable and sustainable.
  • SRISTI Socially Relevant Technological Innovation award- ideas that address unmet social needs or improve the functioning of existing solution, increase affordability and/or improve circularity, i.e., ecological compatibility and waste minimisation.
  • Technological-edge award- ideas that push the frontiers in any technological domain.
  • BIRAC-SRISTI award for biotechnological/medical/healthcare innovation.
  • Hari Om Ashram Prerit, Dr Amulya K.N. Reddy GYTI Award for various disciplines 

Financial support is also given to some of the awardees as per following windows of opportunity:

  • BIRAC-SRISTI GYTI Awards – INR 15,00,000 grants will be given for further research/prototype development and possible entrepreneurship development work to each of the 15 awardees in medical device and biotech area
  • BIRAC-SRISTI GYTI Appreciation Awards – INR 1,00,000 is given to 100 grassroots and student innovations/ideas (School/UG/PG) for value addition at different labs including SRISTI SadbhavSanshodhan Lab
  • Hariom Ashram Prerit, Dr Amulaya K. N. Reddy GYTI Award – INR 50,000 each to five GYTI awardees.
  • The awardees can choose to join the Bionest Incubator likely to be set up at SRISTI in collaboration with BIRAC and DBT, New Delhi. SRISTI plans to organise several summer/winter schools on inclusive innovations. Awardees can join those and develop innovative solutions to unmet social needs in a time bound manner.

Note: These awards are given every year during the Festival of Innovation (FOIN) at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the month of March. 

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