December 2022

IIIT Bangalore bestowed with Silver Jubilee Icon award at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022


IIIT Bangalore received the Silver Jubilee Icon Award at the Bengaluru Tech Summit, 2022. The award recognized IIIT Bangalore for its contribution to the journey of Karnataka State and for playing a crucial role in the development of technology, research, policy and technical committees in making Bengaluru City the most sought-after destination in India. IIIT Bangalore was also recognized for being one of Karnataka’s major contributors to the state economy, by helping generate significant employment and positioning Karnataka as a global hub. The 25th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit received 4.52 lakh visitors in person and 4.99 crore people virtually which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually. Prof. Debabrata Das, Director, IIIT Bangalore and Prof. Chandrashekar Ramanathan, Dean (Academics), IIIT Bangalore received the award from Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai. Speaking to Naviiina, Prof. Das said that Silver Jubilee Icon Award is dedicated to all the faculty, students, staff, members of the Senate, members of the Board, Alumni and industry leaders, who are part of IIITB.  He also added “It is exciting and gratifying to have the Bengaluru Tech Summit recognize the profound contribution of IIIT Bangalore to Karnataka. It is also an opportunity to celebrate this landmark moment as recognitions like this reflect the work of a wide range of people and the support offered by the government to accomplish such feats. IIIT Bangalore will continue to be at the forefront and contribute to advancing the state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and software in Karnataka”. The awards at BTS event were felicitated to enterprises and institutions, which have completed over 25 years of their presence in Karnataka and have contributed towards building the IT, Electronics and Biotech ecosystem.


The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore is a technical and research university in Bangalore, India. The Institute is a registered not-for-profit society funded jointly by the Government of Karnataka and the IT industry under a public-private partnership model.

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