SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Technological Edge: Self-Cleaning Molecular Material
Awards / Innovation / Research

SRISTI’s GYTI Awards: Technological Edge: Self-Cleaning Molecular Material

Self-cleaning molecular material is one of the good examples of innovation on the Technological Edge  that was awarded at the 2013 Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award. Thankfully, such innovations are no longer ignored. It is this dream of pursuing and promoting hi-tech and mass impact innovations that incubation centres should pursue. We will regularly update such … Continue reading

Workshop with Grassroots Innovators at IIMA
Innovation / Lectures & Meetings / Research / Uncategorized

Workshop with Grassroots Innovators at IIMA

A workshop on Grassroots Innovation was held at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) on March 15, 2013, where Riya Sinha Chokkakula, a senior member of the Honey Bee Network and a doctoral student, presented her findings to the innovators from whom she had collected data for her doctoral research. Innovators and derivative innovators of … Continue reading

Responsible Research: learning more than bargained for
Innovation / Lectures & Meetings / Research

Responsible Research: learning more than bargained for

We will have a workshop on Grassroots Innovation tomorrow at IIMA in which a senior colleague and doctoral student Ms Riya Sinha Chokkakula will share findings of her research with the providers of knowledge and scientist, users, derivative innovators and other stakeholders involved in scouting or diffusion of those innovations. Every research study ideally should … Continue reading

Former President Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil visits grassroots innovation exhibition at Mughal Gardens
Awards / Innovation

Former President Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil visits grassroots innovation exhibition at Mughal Gardens

The former President of India, Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil expressed a deep interest in the innovations presented at the Seventh Biennial National Awards for Grassroots Innovation and Outstanding Traditional Knowledge. On 7th March, 2013, she invited the innovators to her Tughlak Lane residence. She interacted with all the innovators, carefully listening to their individual stories and … Continue reading

Shodhyatra Follow-Up Meeting during Grassroots Innovation Exhibition in Delhi
Lectures & Meetings

Shodhyatra Follow-Up Meeting during Grassroots Innovation Exhibition in Delhi

On 8th March, 2013, a shodhyatra follow up meeting took place in Delhi during the Grassroots Innovation Exhibition at Mughal Gardens. Around 20 regular and new Yatris joined in to discuss progress and ideas for the follow up activities of the recent shodhyatra in Manipur as well as the coming shodhyatra in Maharashtra. In the … Continue reading

List of Awardees 2013
Awards / Innovation

List of Awardees 2013

On March 7, 2013, the Seventh National Award function for Grassroots Innovations and Outstanding Traditional Knowledge was held at Mughal Gardens, New Delhi. The National Awards were given away by Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. A total of 68 innovators/traditional knowledge holders and five communities were awarded and appreciated in the award function. … Continue reading