National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 Call for start-ups

July 28th - 15th, 2017

India, India

The National Entrepreneurship Awards have been instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. These premier awards seek to recognise and honour entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders for their outstanding efforts.

The National Entrepreneurship Awards seek to recognise the efforts and achievements of exceptional entrepreneurs and those individuals and organisations who are working in the field of entrepreneurship development. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon.
 
Number of awards at National Entrepreneurship Awards, 2017
Awards 
Goods Category 6
Services Category 5
Social Enterprises 1
Women Entrepreneurs 1
Entrepreneur/s from SC/ ST Category 1
Entrepreneur/s from Persons with Disability  Category 1
Difficult Areas – North East/ J & K/ Islands/ Backward area rural enterprises 1
Barefoot Enterprises 1
Total Awards in Award Track 17

Recognition 
Institutes providing entrepreneurship courses (Government & Private) 2
Business Incubators (Government & Private) 2
Mentors (Government & Private) 2
Total Awards in Recognition Track 6
 
->Prize money of Rs 5 Lakh and Rs 10 Lakh in the Awards category and Recognition category respectively.

->Applications for the year 2017 will be accepted from July 28th 2017 to September 15th 2017.

-> The winners will be announced around October 20th, 2017.