At the Gandhian Young Technology Innovation (GYTI) awards IIT-Kharagpur won the maximum laurels and in the process outperformed 276 institutes that participated in the awards.
According to an IIT release,” After four rounds of evaluation, 19 teams have been selected for innovation awards and 24 for appreciation. Of the 19 awards, 15 awardees in Medical and Biotech innovations category will get Department of Biotechnology sponsored (BITAC-SRISTI) grant of Rs 15 lakh each to further their prototypes.”
GYTI 2016, held at Rashtrapati Bhavan was a pan-India competition with over 2,363 innovation entries in 50 technology domains from 276 institutes from 26 states and two union territories. The awards bagged by IIT Kharagpur were for medical and biotech innovations while the appreciations were under the engineering category.