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Rashtrapati Bhavan invites application for Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme

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New Delhi, July 15, 2015

Rashtrapati Bhavan has invited applications for the third batch of its Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme which will commence in March 2016.
Selected Innovation Scholars will stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan for a period of two weeks, an official press release said.
Interested persons can apply online here.  The last date for receipt of applications is September 15, 2015. All Indian nationals who have a track record of innovation and implementation of innovative ideas may apply, the release said.
The programme was launched by the President on December 11, 2013 with a view to promoting the spirit of innovation and giving further impetus to grassroots innovation activities.  
The main objective of the scheme is to provide an environment to grassroots innovators in Rashtrapati Bhavan to work on a project in hand and take their innovative ideas forward. It also aims to provide them with linkages to technical institutions to strengthen their capacity to innovate and to provide mentoring and support so that the innovations can be used for the progress and welfare of society, the release added.
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