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Parul University's 18 Teams of Innovators receiving cumulative grant of Rs. 11,18,070

The students of Vadodara based Parul University have once again showcased their innovation prowess as group of 18 budding student innovators bagged a cumulative grant of Rs. 11,18,070.

Parul Universitys 18 Teams of Innovators receiving cumulative grant of Rs. 11,18,070
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The students of Vadodara based Parul University have once again showcased their innovation prowess as group of 18 budding student innovators bagged a cumulative grant of Rs. 11,18,070.

The 18 teams of Innovators receiving their Grants during the inauguration of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav –Incentivizing Innovations and Empowering Startups: Towards Building of Atmanirbhar Bharat at Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat (KCG) in presence of Jitubhai Vaghani, Education Minister, Government of Gujarat. The gathering was part of Gujarat Student Start-up and Innovation Hub's initiative Mind to Market M2M, dedicated towards identifying key startups and supporting them till they reach a market suiting level.

The awarded teams received the grants across the two major streams of the M2M initiative which include the M2M Herbal Ayurveda Innovation Challenge and M2M Toy Innovation Challenge. A total of 12 teams were awarded the grant under the M2M Herbal Ayurveda Innovation Challenge while 6 teams were selected under the M2M Toy Innovation Challenge.

Under the "Herbal Ayurveda Innovation Challenge" the participating students of Parul University managed to showcase the power of innovation in shaping the ancient health care practises of ayurveda as well as in promoting the numerous healthcare needs of the society at large. The other 6 awarded teams in the Toy Innovation Challenge were awarded for their ability to blend creativity and innovation to transform the scope of the toy industry across the industry.

The event was graced by Jitubhai Vaghani, Cabinet Minister of Education, Technology, Government of Gujarat, S J Haider, Principal Secretary, Education Department, Government of Gujarat, Kuberbhai Dindor, Minister of State, Education Department, Government of Government, M Nagarajan, IAS, Director Higher Education,Government of Gujarat amongst others who felicitated the winning students. The awarded projects will be proceeding further for incubation under the support of Parul University's Entrepreneurship Development Centre.

"We are proud to see many of our students making such strides in entrepreneurship and innovation. Such achievements reinforce the impact of our teaching and learning processes and we will continue providing such opportunities in the course of their academics", said the University's President Dr. Devanshu J Patel.

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