National Research Development Corporation
|[An Enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India]|
|20-22, Zamroodpur Community Centre, Kailash Colony Extension, New Delhi 110048|
|91 11 29240401-07; Fax: +91 11 29240409-10; E-mail: AWARDS@NRDC.IN|
Last date for Receipt of Complete Online Application has been extended to 31st October 2020 5:30 pm. & One Hard Copy of the complete online application form along with all the necessary documents by Any Courier/Ordinary Post/ Speed Post/ Registered Post at NRDC Office Address (Manager, NRDC National Awards Programme, Prize Award Division National Research Development Corporation, 20-22, Zamrudpur Community Centre, Kailash Colony Extension, New Delhi – 110048) is extended to 10th November 2020 5:30 pm.
From the year 2014 the application of the NRDC MERITORIOUS INVENTION AWARDS has been made completely online i.e., the Applicant(s) has/ have to fill the particulars online and also upload the documents, certificates, photographs, line diagrams, test reports etc, in the online form on NRDC website (http://www.nrdcindia.com).
It is mandatory to send one hardcopy of the filled application form signed by the Applicant(s) along with all the necessary documents to NRDC office by Post/ by hand.
Please ensure that you are filling the actual and appropriate application form available online at NRDC website (http://www.nrdcindia.com).
Before applying for the NRDC NATIONAL MERITORIOUS INVENTION AWARDS 2020, please ensure that your eligibility is as per the criteria laid down under the three categories of NRDC National Awards, i.e., National Innovation Award of the Year 2020, National Societal Innovation Award of the Year 2020 and National Budding Innovators Award of the Year 2020.
An Award application for an Innovation can be applied only once for the NRDC National Meritorious Invention Awards in any of the three categories of Awards, i.e., either in National Innovation Award Category; National Societal Innovation Award Category or National Budding Innovators Award Category. The Innovation with same title, innovation, novelty features or any modifications in the innovation etc., if applied again it will not be considered and liable to be rejected. Therefore the applicants are advised to apply for the NRDC National Meritorious Invention Awards only when the innovation is completely developed and successfully translated in to practice with recognizable impact on the society.
If Patent is filed, Published or Granted for an innovation and if Condition I (Applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the Patent/Patent Application but not in the NRDC National Awards Application) or Condition II (Applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the NRDC National Awards Application but not in the Patent/ Patent Application) is applicable then, a NOC has to be submitted by the Applicant. If any applicant(s) is/ are found ineligible, his/ their application will be treated as cancelled.
There is no application fee for submitting online application for NRDC National Meritorious Invention Awards.
There is no option for applying for NRDC National Meritorious Invention Awards through offline mode. Only online applications can be submitted for NRDC National Meritorious Invention Awards through NRDC website (www.nrdcindia.com).
The applicant(s) is/ are advised to retain the same mobile number and e-mail-id in use which they have furnished in the application form because the important information shall be given to the applicant(s) through SMS or e-mail. The applicant(s) is/ are advised to have their personal mobile number & e-mail-id.
If the applicants found a problem during submission of online application form or after submission and while PDF generation, or if they have any query related to this programme, please feel free to be in touch with the following officials: