The Product feature and Business model of ‘Soil Moisture Scanner of K. Sakthivel, MS (Entrepreneurship) Research Scholar (MS12S015), Department of Management Studies has won the Best Start-up of the Year Award in Agro Industry at the CII Startupreneurs 2016 held during February 10, 2016.     The Award carries a cash prize of  ` 1 Lakh.

His company, RF wave is under incubation by IITMIC.