National Innovation Foundation - India
National Innovation Foundation – India is an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology, GoI, based on the Honey Bee Network Philosophy, which provides institutional support to grassroots innovators and traditional knowledge holders from the unorganized sector of the society.

National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF) signed an agreement with Kaviraa Solutions for non-exclusive manufacturing and marketing rights of ‘Walker with adjustable legs’, an innovation by Shalini Kumari, a student innovator from Patna, Bihar. Shalini has been a national award winner of NIF in its IGNITE 2011 student competition where she got an award at the hands of former President of India, Bharat Ratna, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.  Read More

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  • Speech by The Hon'ble President of India at the Seventh National Award function  Read More

  • Speech by Dr RA Mashelkar at the release of the book on hon'ble former President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil  Read More

33rd Shodhyatra at Haryana 24th May to 31st May, 2014 Click Here  

Innovation Exhibition at Rashtrapati Bhavan from 7th -13th March 2014 Click Here  

IGNITE 2013 Award Function IIM- Ahmedabad, Feb 19 2014   Click Here

Indian Science Congress 2014, Jammu   Click Here


Event Archive

Compendium of Technological Innovations for Eliminating Child Labour, Enhancing the Income of Parents, and Reducing Hazards at the Work Place.  Click Here

9th National Biennial Competition  Click Here

IGNITE 2014   Click Here

IGNITE 2013 Awards   Click Here

Minds and Smiles Campaign   Click Here

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MPP - Multi Purpose Processing Machine

Extraction of juice/pulp and essential oils from various edible and non edible fruits, herbs, etc. is an essential requirement for the Food and Pharma Industry. In the market, food processing machines are available for specific operations Read More


Richa 2000 - An improved variety of Pigeon pea

A high yielding perennial pigeon pea variety with a bushy growth habit. The plant remained green for a longer duration and had bigger flowers and longer leaves. The yield of this variety is about 24 quintals per acre with two pickings per year. Read More


Bio-Mass Gasifier System

Equipment generates producer gas from bio-waste and uses it to run an engine. Fuel wood or briquettes from agricultural residues can be fed to this gasifier as bio-waste. The fuel consumption of gassifier is reported to be 1 kg/kVA, which is claimed to be almost 30-40 per cent less than other available designs. Read More