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Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI)


Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) is an innovative Pilot Project launched by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). It ushers a novel intervention programme for promoting gender equity in science and technology. Project GATI was one of the three initiatives of DST announced on 28 February 2020, the National Science Day, by the Honarable President of India at a celebratory programme dedicated to Women in Science held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. A short 3 minute film released on the occasion summarizes the new initiatives You Youtube link click here. GATI aims to nudge institutions of higher education and research towards supporting diversity, inclusion and the full spectrum of talent for their own success and progression. In particular, it aspires to create an enabling environment for equal participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) disciplines at all levels, addressing deep-rooted problems.