NSDC Innovations for Skills Challenge 2014

NSDC Innovations for Skills Challenge 2014, a national level search which aims to identify and invest Rs 1.5 to 2 Crore in 10-15 innovative and robust enterprises registered in India is now accepting entries. The contest is open to pvt companies, co-operatives, ngo’s, trusts and society’s. NSDC Innovations for Skills Challenge 2014 is organized by … Continue reading “NSDC Innovations for Skills Challenge 2014”

Innovation4Impact – XLRI-NABARD Award

XLRI – Xavier School of Management and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) have announced that they will be jointly hosting a award and national level felicitation- Innovation4Impact(i4i), at the “3rd XLRI International Workshop on Inclusive Finance” during October 31-November 2, 2014 to be held at XLRI campus at Jamshedpur. The award aims … Continue reading “Innovation4Impact – XLRI-NABARD Award”

2014 EIB Prize for Excellence in Economic and Social Research

The EIB Institute announced that this year’s ‘Outstanding Contribution Award’ – with a prize of EUR 40,000 (Rs 32 Lakh) – will go jointly to Professors Nicholas Bloom (Department of Economics, Stanford University) and John Van Reenen (Centre for Economic Performance and Department of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science) in acknowledgement of the … Continue reading “2014 EIB Prize for Excellence in Economic and Social Research”

Scheme for Financial Assistance to Economic Research Institutions

The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) is now accepting applications from researchers, institutions and organizations for financial assistance to support economic research activities.Normally financial assistance for a single research project will not be more than Rs. 20.00 lakh. The Quantum of the grant will depend on budget provisions and the number of meritorious proposals received. … Continue reading “Scheme for Financial Assistance to Economic Research Institutions”

Call for Seminar / Workshop Proposals in the Water Sector

The Indo French Water Network (IFWN) is currently accepting proposals to organize and host a seminar or workshop to address water research, technology and policy issues through Indo-French Collaboration. Indian and French entities looking to collaborate with each other in all sectors (research, civil society, industry, etc.) are invited to apply. The aim of this … Continue reading “Call for Seminar / Workshop Proposals in the Water Sector”

EU-India Joint Call on Clean Water and Health

INDIGO Partnership Programme (IPP), a EU-India joint partnership to promote research and innovation for tackling societal challenges on a global scale is now accepting applications for projects on “Clean Water and Health”. Projects are eligible to receive funding of around Euro 100.000 – Euro 200.000 (Rs 0.8 – 1.6 Crores) per partner / per country, depending … Continue reading “EU-India Joint Call on Clean Water and Health”

Design a Logo for Comprehensive Financial Inclusion in Mission Mode

The Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services is inviting the public to design a logo, give a name and a tag line for the soon to be launched nationwide initiative of comprehensive financial inclusion in Mission Mode. Video of the Financial Inclusion Logo Designing Competition The last date for submissions is 7th August 2014 … Continue reading “Design a Logo for Comprehensive Financial Inclusion in Mission Mode”