6th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals

The Scheme of National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemical and downstream Plastic Processing Industry is started since 2010 for the development of value added, quality petrochemicals products at globally competitive prices using eco-friendly processes and technologies as well as innovation of newer application and products with focus on sustainable development. Collaborative investment through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in technology development by Government, academic Institutions and Industry could push the agenda for  R&D and strive for continuous innovation in terms of raw material usage, energy efficiency, process/operation improvement, technology forecasting and adoption of emerging technologies.


This scheme will help improve the performance of the existing product and its quality leading to better acceptance and increase in demand of the product in the competitive market of polymer and plastic. This will benefit Micro/Cottage/Small and Medium enterprises as well as larger companies.

Applicant has to apply ONLINE for award under any category/sub-category as per prescribed formats separately for Individual /Team, Industry and Academic Institution / R&D Institution. Please refer to http://www.pds.gov.in/awards/register.php for the online apply .

List of Categories of Awards :

Sl No  Category of Award Proposed Award Amount
1 Innovation in Polymeric Material 2 Lac
2 Innovation in Polymeric Products 2 Lac
3 Innovation of Polymer Processing Machinery & Equipment 2 Lac
4 Innovation in Polymer Waste Management & Recycling Technology and Green Polymeric Materials & Products 2 Lac
5 Polymers in Agriculture and Water Conservation 2 Lac
6 Polymers in Public Health Care 2 Lac
7 Research in the field of Polymer Science & Technology (for Researchers Working in Academic Institute / research lab.) 2 Lac
8 Innovation in Polymer Applications 2 Lac


Please refer to official website :    http://www.pds.gov.in/ for more information and register your entry early.

Last date of apply online application : 31st October , 2015

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