IGNOU extends registration deadline for Student Innovation Award 2021

IGNOU students can now submit their entry for Student Innovation Award 2021 by October 15.

IGNOU extends registration deadline for Student Innovation Award 2021 IGNOU extends registration deadline for Student Innovation Award 2021
Tamanna Tamang | Oct 8, 2021 - 3:18 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for submitting the entries for the Student Innovation Award-2021 upto October 15, 2021.

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While explaining about the Awards, Oum Prakash Sharma, director, NCIDE said that IGNOU students who have developed something new and innovative, can apply for the Student Innovation Award -2021 on the prescribed application form.

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The students can download the application format and guidelines for submitting the entries from https://sites.google.com/ignou.ac.in/navrieti/sia-2021 or from IGNOU website www.ignou.ac.in under news and announcement tab.

The participants have to enclose a 5-10 minutes video clip of their innovation or provide a URL related to the innovation, if it is available online or YouTube. Health care and biomedical devices, agriculture and rural development, food processing and packaging, water management, technology based social innovation, robotics and drones are few of the topics students can select.

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To promote innovation by students and to recognize and nurture the talent of the students of IGNOU and National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education (NCIDE), IGNOU invites applications every year from the students.

The university felicitates the best three innovators with Student Innovation Awards which include the trophies, certificates and cash prizes of Rs 10,000, Rs. 7,000 and Rs. 5,000 respectively.. The last date for submitting the entries from the students is not extended till October 15, 2021. Earlier students were required to submit their entry by September 30.


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