LEAD CELL at KLS Gogte Institute of Technology was awarded as the “BEST PERFORMING COLLEGE” for the year 2016-2017 at 7th YUVA SUMMIT organized by Deshpande Foundation, Hubli. KLS Gogte Institute of Technology was selected as the BEST PERFORMING College among more than 200 + colleges from 5 states Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana which participated in the LEAD Programme. The award was presented by Shri. Gururaj  Deshpande, Founder Member, Mr. Bezwada Wilson Magsaysay Awardee, Mr. Dilip Modi, Founder, Ek Soch Sandbox, Smt. Jayashree Deshpande with other dignitaries received by the students of LEAD Cell GIT. The students of LEAD Cell at GIT had conducted various innovative projects like Azaadi’70, Exodus’17, Make in India, Buy in India etc. More than 500 + projects involving 600+ students were executed in the year 2016-17.  Management, Principal and staff have congratulated LEAD team for this achievement.