Innovation Prize Instituted at IIT (ISM)
Dr. Piyush Dutta (60’Mining) has signed an MOU with IIT (ISM) to award one annual innovation and invention prize to a final year student or jointly to final year students if such a selection is made. The award is to be given for the best original conceptual idea presentation, report, and prototype demonstration that will improve the mining technologies. The amount of the annual innovation prize is Rs. 100,000. The process is in place to make the first such award during the Basant event in February 2020.