• YES Winner/Sponsor: 2008 (Spain
• Name/First Name: TILWANKAR KISHOR Amit
• Age : 24
• Country of Origin : India
• Country of Study : Germany
• Present Country : Germany
• Highest degree obtained: Master of Science in Communications
Engineering, Communications Systems,
Technische Universität München
Mr. Amit Kishor Tilwankar (winner of YES scholarship 2008) is currently pursuing
Master of Science in Communications Engineering (Communications Systems
specialization) at Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany and expected
to graduate in 2010.
While working as Research Assistant at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, he came across ITU's
Youth Education Scheme. Winning YES scholarship encouraged him a lot and proved
as stepping stone in his career and thus enabling him to take education in
After his studies he would like to contribute to the development of his country
using his ICT knowledge and skills. He strongly feels that knowledge is the
supreme power which should be applied for the betterment of human being.
"I am extremely thankful to ITU for taking initiative to enable young people to
accomplish their dream by gaining the deep knowledge in ICT field and then
spreading the same for the benefit of society.
Finally I offer my sincere thanks to ITU for offering me YES scholarship to
accomplish my goals."