President of India to Inaugurate Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) at Rashtrapati Bhawan on March 19 President of India to Present Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards Exhibition of Innovations at Rashtrapati Bhawan
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will inaugurate a Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) and present Gandhian Young Technological Innovation awards instituted by Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions [SRISTI] at Rashtrapati Bhavan
FINE, an initiative to recognize, respect, showcase, reward innovations and to foster a supportive ecosystem for innovators, is being organized by Rashtrapati Bhavan in association with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and the National Innovation Foundation-India from March 19 to 23, 2018.
FINE will provide a platform for innovators for building linkages with potential stakeholders whose support can improve their prospects in coming years to develop their ideas into implementable projects for the larger social good. It will also help in promoting lateral learning and linkages among the innovators to enrich the ecosystem for sharing of ideas. It will provide a window to showcase creative and innovative solutions for social development through innovation emerging from grassroots, student ideas, and other technologies. These innovations can positively impact fields such as agriculture, rural development, sanitation, health, women and child development, biotechnology and medicine.
Integral to FINE will be an exhibition of innovations that will remain open for public viewing between 1200 hrs to 1700 hrs from March 19 to 23, 2018. Visitors can come through Gate number 35 of Rashtrapati Bhavan (near North Avenue).