Gujarat's student startup initiative to back 500 projects
Updated : June 07, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Giving this information in Gandhinagar at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) on Thursday, Gujarat's Principal Secretary (Education) Anju Sharma said besides the innovative projects, over 2,000 prototypes had already been developed and 500 of them patented.
As many as 155 start-ups and 118 young innovators from across the country are participating in the event along with representatives of 18 academic institutions and nine universities and 79 mentors.
Explaining the SSIP programme, Anju Sharma said, "In the stage-wise process the students are first educated about what innovation and creativity is and why is 'Design Thinking' important."