Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards celebrates the spirit of student innovation in all the fields of engineering, science, technology and design through extremely affordable/frugal solution or the ones pushing the technological edge. These could deal for example, with a) communities at grassroots, b) co-creation with grassroots innovators, c) manufacturable technologies for saving or generating energy, sanitation, water purification, saving material consumption, d) biotechnology and medical devices, e) diagnostics, f) assistive devices for physically challenged, and all others areas of social and industrial applications. One can submit more than one application in hard-core manufacturing areas, including but not restricted to aerospace, transportation, construction, textile, electronics, Nano-technologies, computer science applications etc.
We are happy to invite submissions of projects/innovations by students for the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards. It is a SRISTI initiative to foster youth-driven tech innovations. The Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards will be given in March, during the Festival of Innovations (FOIN), hosted by The office of the President of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
We also invite all technology institutions to upload abstracts of all UG/PG/PhD projects pursued by the students at techpedia.sristi.org to promote originality and inclusive innovation. It will also give global visibility to the idea of Indian tech youth and promote, hopefully collaborations worldwide.
Mahatma Gandhi's Announcement of a Design Competition, 24th July 1929 One Lakh Rupees or 7700 Pounds Prize!
Akhila Bharatiya Charkhaa Sangh Workers' Samiti has decided to organize this contest for inventors and engineers all over the world that if they could come up with a Charkha or a Samyukta Yantra which - for making the thread and cloth that satisfies the following criterion - shall be awarded prize money of 1 Lakh Rupees or 7700 pounds. Read More
Master Akash Manoj, age 16 receiver of the BIRAC-SRISTI grant, received the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017 for inventing a devi Read More
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I want to warmly congratulate all the winners today but also the winners of the last year and the year before last. When I was going around (GYTI exhibition) today, I was feeling younger, I was feeling amazed at the quality of mind that our young children and students have. What touched me most was that these innovations were not just about making the next supercar or next s... Read More
- Dr. R.A. Mashelkar