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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) announces the IGNITE 14 Awards. IGNITE is a national competition of original technological ideas and innovations of children in or out of school (upto class 12 or the age of 17 years only).

Over 27000 submissions of students from 359 districts of 35 States & Union Territories of the country were received during the competition, which ran from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.  Click Here..


IGNITE 2014 Result  Click Here

Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award 2014  Click Here

9th Biennial Competition  Click Here

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

Event Archive

  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

  Speech by The Honorable President of India at the Seventh National Award function,From March 07, 2013   Click Here

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Multi Purpose Processing Machine

Juice/Pulp-extraction from various edible fruits is an essential requirement for making juices and other products (sauces, puree, ketchup, gel etc.). Also, extracting the juice, pulp, essential oils, essence from non - edible fruits having...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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Bamboo Splint Making Machine

Incense sticks made from the bamboo are the major raw materials used in the Agarbatti industry. India is the largest producer of Incense stick in the world and it is mostly being manufactured by tribal people in interior part of North-Eastern...Read More

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