GTU tops list of Gandhian Young Technology Innovation awards

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Summary: AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has received around 15 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award. The efforts and processes developed at GTU Innovation Council have inspired many universities, states and national policy makers to try similar efforts. The GTU, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur teams have bagged the highest 15 GYTI awards each and has topped the list of Universities.The GYTI awards are given away by the Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI) every year to foster youth-driven innovations. GYTI is a pan India competition which receives more than 2000 innovation entries every year from Universities and Institutes. GTU is planning to start India's largest start up Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to foster innovation.

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has received around 15 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award. The GTU, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur teams have bagged the highest 15 GYTI awards each and has topped the list of Universities.The GYTI awards are given away by the Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI) every year to foster youth-driven innovations. GYTI is a pan India competition which receives more than 2000 innovation entries every year from Universities and Institutes.

According to the statistics released, for the last 5 years out of 700 universities and institutes in India, total 182 GYTI awards have been given to Universities and institutes.According to recently released data, during the period GTU, IIT Delhi & IIT Kanpur teams bagged the highest 15 GYTI awards each. GTU students have taken leadership in winning every time and demonstrated their capacity to solve social challenges, said Dr. Rajul Gajjar , the incharge Vice Chancellor of GTU.GTU is the first large scale affiliated type technology university in India, which has established first of its kind University based Innovation Ecosystem since 2010.