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National Innovation Foundation-India is an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, based on the Honey Bee Network philosophy, which provides institutional support to grassroots innovators and outstanding traditional knowledge holders from the unorganized sector of the society.
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    Bamboo processing machines by Paresh Panchal, Gujarat  read more
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    Compost aerator - Gurmail Singh Dhonsi, Rajasthan  read more
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    Double shuttle loom by N Nabakumar Singh, Manipur  read more
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    Soil scrapper cum loader Resham Singh Virdi, Rajasthan  read more

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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9th biennial competition  Click Here


ICCIG 2015 Conference  Click Here

IGNITE 2013 Winners  Click Here

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

NIF transfers technology to Aarti Seeds and Research Agritech Pvt. Ltd., From March 07, 2014 to March 07, 2014  Click Here

Innovation Exhibition , From March 07, 2014 to March 13, 2014  Click Here

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  Speech by Dr R A Mashelkar at the release of the book on the honble former President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil,From March 19, 2013   Click Here

  President Of India Presents 7Th National Grassroots Innovations Awards And Inaugurates Exhibition Of Innovations,From March 07, 2013   Click Here

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Bamboo stripper cum splinter

Bamboo splint making has been done manually for years using knives, which is a verytedious, time consuming and risky method. The innovators have developed a manual machine, which can slice bamboo strips and also make splints from the strips. One...Read More

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Multipurpose 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 (like...Read More

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Tender Coconut Breaker and Instant Cooler

Tender coconut is not easily available to the Indian middle class population, mainly due to the fact that most of the tender coconut sales are unorganized and the sales points are not accessible to the middle class easily. Tender coconut has the...Read More

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