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Student Research Foundation

"Ideas are the source of innovation and innovation is the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress"

The institution has established Student research foundation (SRF) in the year 2010 to initiate research and new product developments within the campus among under graduate level students. Through SRF, the innovative ideas are funded and technical assistance are provided to develop them into full fledged real time products and solutions.


SRF Inauguration

The 'Student Research Foundation' was inaugurated by Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, alumnus of this instition and renowned scientist at Indian Space Research Organization ISRO on October 5, 2013 in the GCT Auditorium. He awarded the top three project proposals of the 'Students Innovation Contest' with cash prizes of 5000 INR, 3000 INR and 2000 INR respectively. Apart from the cash prize, the winners are funded by the TEQIP, to transform their ideas into commercial products for the society. Dr. M. Annadurai gave an inspiring talk on 'how to innovate' for the students of GCT.

The occasion was embellished by two other Alumni - The Principal Dr. V. Lakshmi Prabha, who presided the function and Dr. R.Krishnan, former Director ADRIN, Hyderabad, the Senior Research Officer of GCT at that time. The SRF Coordinator Dr. T.Purusothaman, Associate Professor, Department of CSE & IT and other faculties of various departments were also present during the inauguration.