Applications called for Annual National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017

Applications called for Annual National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017

Posted by M.Venkatesh on September 16th 2017

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) has instituted the annual National Entrepreneurship Awards to recognise the efforts and achievements of exceptional entrepreneurs and those individuals and organisations who are working in the field of entrepreneurship development. 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 Awards also aims to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon.

 
As many as 17 Awards for Young Entrepreneurs  below the age of 30 years* *35 years for SC/ST/PwD 
 
and 6 Recognition Awards for entrepreneurship ecosystem builders will be presented.
 
Each winner will get prize money of Rs 10 lakh (organisations)

and Rs 5 lakh (enterprises/ individuals), a trophy and a certificate.

The Award categories broadly cover enterprises representing sectors like textiles, agri, chemical, pharma, IT/ITES, education, healthcare, handicrafts etc.
 
Additionally, the awards will be presented to the best entrepreneurs in categories of Social Enterprises, Women Entrepreneur, SC/ST Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur from Persons with Disability (PwD) category, Entrepreneur from Difficult Areas, and Barefoot Enterprises.
 
Eligibility
 
For an enterprise/institute/organisation to participate in the 2017 edition of this annual Award, it should have been engaged in Entrepreneurship Development for at least three years prior to the date of advertisement from the current call. Also, its dependence on grant or subsidy should not be more than 25% of the working capital requirement in the year 2016-17.
 
Last date to submit applications: September 30th, 2017
 
To fill the application form and for more program-related details kindly visit http://neas.gov.in/. Or reach out to kunwar.singh@tiss.edu / krs.tiss@gmail.com  or at mobile number +91-9868726645.

 
Kunwar Rajeev Singh,
Program Manager, National Entrepreneurship Awards Scheme
Room No 304, Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai-400088

 

 

 

 

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