Fourteen Excellent Students Received the 4th YES Award in India
The award ceremony for the 4th YES Award in India took place at Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi on February 26, 2011. More than 400 applications, a large increase from the previous year, came from seven affiliated IIT schools. They were screened down to 100 based on the performance records and essays. The fourteen awardees were selected after discrete interviews in which they were asked about their essays and aspirations.
°°At the venue, the awardees were celebrated by many guests including university officials and media people as well as their families and friends. Among the chief guests, the Planning Commission member of Government of India Dr. Krishnaswami Kasturirangan congratulated the awardees while the Selection Committee member Dr. Gagan Pratap explained how the awardees were selected. In addition, two 2009 YES Plus awardees reported their valuable experience in Japan and encouraged their juniors to also go study in Japan.
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