Himachal invites nominations for Innovation Award

North Gazette News/Shimla
Himachal government on Wednesday invited nominations for Innovation Award for best innovations and the last date for applying is January 15, 2015.

A state government spokesperson said that the government would start Himachal State Innovation Award Scheme for the year 2014-15.

“Under the scheme, financial incentives would be given for the best innovations in Agriculture, Horticulture, Academic, Food Processing, Manufacturing, Social Development, Tourism and Government Sectors,” the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said that innovations which have resulted in significant improvement in existing practices or benefited the people of the state in a larger scale would be awarded.

Himachal government has invited the nominations along with authentication certificates for this award from amongst Government Departments, Corporations, Boards, NGOs, Private Organizations and individuals working in the state.

“nominations in a prescribed format along-with authentication certificates should be sent to the Advisor, (Planning), Yojna Bhawan, HP Secretariat Shimla or through email at hp_planning@yahoo.com before January 15, 2015,”the spokesperson said, adding that for more details, the eligible aspirants can contact on telephone number 0177-2620977.