IIT Bhilai congratulates Anand Panchbhai, the talented Studentpreneur for winning DST-Lockheed Martin-Tata Trusts IIGP2.0-University Challenge 2019. Anand Panchbhai a final year student's application stood apart from 800+ applications received in the IIGP2.0 University Challenge 2019 received cities across India.
The India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts. Supporting the Government of India’s missions of “Start-up India” and “Make in India”, IIGP 2.0 enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs through the stages of ideation and innovation, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow.
Anand Panchbhai was felicitated at a grand awards ceremony at New Delhi on July17, 2019 and received research grant of INR 10 Lacs for developing a concept/prototype, an opportunity to participate in a Design Thinking workshop, mentorship and periodic feedback.