The Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) conducted a business plan competition in the name of "Manthan-2022 for the students in South India and prize money of 2.5 Million was announced. 63 teams of student innovators registered from Sona College of Technology. 625 teams registered from various colleges in South India for this competition. After three rounds of the mentoring workshops by FKCCI, 212 teams were selected for 2nd stage evaluation in which 22 teams from Sona. For 3rd stage evaluation, 8 teams emerged from Sona in the top 75. Subsequently, 3 teams from Sona emerged in top 32 in 4th stage. Then 2 teams in top 12 in the 5th stage. In the Grand Finale of Manthan 2022 of FKCCI, the same 2 teams from Sona was selected in top 6 and bagged the 2nd prize of Rs.5 Lakhs - Mechatronics Department and 4th prize of 3 Lakhs - Fashion Technology. The Sona Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Sona Business Incubation Center has trained and coordinated the student startup teams for this mega competition. Once again Sona students emerged with flying colors.