Articles tagged under: innovation

Gujarat govt. announces Rs.50 crore Science & Technology Innovation (SIT) Fund

December 04, 2018
Gujarat govt. announces Rs.50 crore Science & Technology Innovation (SIT) Fund

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today approved Rs.50-crore Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Fund to provide assistance up to Rs.50-lakh to UGC and AICTE recognised central and state universities and colleges for a maximum period of three years to develop latent talents, encourage creativity research and development in strategic fields in the knowledge-based ecosystem. The Gujarat Government had earlier announced similar assistance under the Biotechnology Policy and IT Po...Read More

IIMA professor’s words of apreciation and advise for Narendra Modi

November 20, 2011

By our political desk, Ahmedabad, November, 2011 India's man of grass root innovations movement, IIM Ahmedabad professor Dr. Anil Gupta posted words of appreciation and advise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook. In reference to Narendra Modi's blog post on need to encourage innovative teaching practices, IIMA's one of the most honorable and publicly known faces professor Anil Gupta said on Facebook, "excellent initiative of recognizing innovative teachers, b...Read More

Chinese Newspaper Shoes, this eco-friendly fashion rocks(Video)

August 15, 2011

Jiangsu Province, China Can shoes be made out of newspaper? Oh yes, you need to watch this video featuring a young chinese designer Yang Guang who recycles old newspapers into handmade fashionable shoes. Yang Guang, a university student from Nanjing City in Jiangsu Province who employs more than 200 workers also sells such shoes in the U.S. and Europe. There's no leather in such shoes and flexible cotton thread is used along with the folded newspaper strips as main materi...Read More

What an innovation! Light to the poor through water bottle(Video)

August 15, 2011

Manila, Philippines It's a story of a wonderful innovative project called 'A Liter of Light Project'. In the slums of Manila, this innovative project is shedding light on the city's dim and dreary shanties by just using plastic bottle, water and bleach. Very interesting video that can spread this idea further and surely can be replicated in Indian slums. Eco-entrepreneur Illac Diaz who is behind the project explains how it works. He says, when placed snugly into a purpose-bu...Read More