Students of Manav Rachna wins the Jury’s Choice Award at Innovation Jockeys Season 5 and makes their mark as promising young Innovators of the country!

Continuing to its tradition of winning, students of Manav Rachna have once again showcased their innovative streak and brought laurels to their alma mater. Final year students of Department of Computer Science and Enginngeering (CSE), Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Manav Rachna International University (MRIU) participated in the prestigious ‘Innovation Jockeys Season 5: The Hunt for India’s most Innovative Minds 2016’, held in Bengaluru and won the Jury’s Choice Award. This is an event launched by Accenture, in partnership with Yahoo India. Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students across India submit their innovative ideas for using technology to transform India. This year’s contest focused on finding the most promising technology innovations in three categories – detecting fraud and preventing business malpractice, creating an inclusive digital India, and empowering women – which could help drive a positive change in society. The intense competition received 3,600 idea submissions from 800 campuses across India, of which the top 16 entries were evaluated in the Grand Finale round.

The Jury’s Choice award was presented to the team Eyeluminati’ for their award winning project ‘Griwaditi’. Developed by MRIU students Jyotsna and Priya Bhardwaj and their team, the Team’s innovation ‘Griwaditi’ is an automated, non-invasive and easily accessible screening tool for Cervical Cancer. The point-of-care portable imaging device uses advanced optical techniques to produce high resolution magnified images of the cervix. It has a unique cervical cancer lesion detection algorithm to quickly screen cervical cancer. The remote diagnostic application allows images to be shared for consultation with experts around the world via a cloud-based tele-oncology platform.

Expressing deep appreciation of the Students’ outstanding efforts, Dr Prashant Bhalla, President, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions, said, “Manav Rachna has always been committed towards encouraging our students to bring their pioneering ideas to the forefront in its ceaseless aim to promote Quality Education and Research and Innovation. Our Students’ stupendous success and path breaking projects is a reaffirmation of the belief that Manav Rachna has moved in tandem with changing times, enabling our students to come up with innovations that is bound to impact the world at large.”