Gandhian Young Technological Awards(GYTI)

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News: Union Minister for Science and Technology has given away the Gandhian Young Technological Awards(GYTI).

 

Facts:

  • Gandhian Young Technological Awards(GYTI): It aims to celebrate the spirit of student innovation in all the fields of engineering, science, technology and design through extremely affordable solutions or the ones pushing the technological edge.
  • Categories: The awards constitute two categories of awards namely:
    • SITARE–GYTI under Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) and
    • SRISTI-GYTI given by Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technological Innovations(SRISTI).

 

Additional Facts:

  • BIRAC: It is a not-for-profit state owned enterprise under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) to strategically empower emerging biotech companies.
  • SRISTI: It is a developmental voluntary organization aiming to strengthen the creativity of/at/for grassroots communities ,including individual innovators.