Dr. Varsha Singh, Assistant Professor, CSHS, Chitkara University, was awarded Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award (GYTI, 2016), for the invention titled “Neuronal Cells produced from Non-Neuronal Cell Lines using Walnut Oil” in the Technological-edge award category.
The award ceremony was held on March 13, 2016 at the Rastrapati Bhawan, The President’s Estate. In a joint effort of BIRAC-SRISTI, the national awards for innovative research projects were given to various technical institutions/universities by Dr. R.A Mashelkar, Chairperson of National Innovation Foundation (NIF) of India. 43 participants were selected for these national awards for which the stats were: 2363 entries, 272 Universities, 2 Union Territories, 26 States and 125 jury members.
The motive of the awards was to address important social, environmental and technological problems that impact the pressing national need.
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