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Mahendra Nath Pandey conferred the National Entrepreneurship Awards

Mahendra Nath Pandey conferred the National Entrepreneurship Awards

The National Entrepreneurship Awards is conferred on entrepreneurs. The Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendra Nath Pandey conferred the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 to Enterprises and Ecosystem builders on Saturday in New Delhi.

Key Points:

  • The 4th edition of the award ceremony was organised on 9th November to mark the completion of 5 years of setting up of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in 2014.
  • This award aims to recognise and honour the outstanding young First-Generation Entrepreneurs, and Ecosystem builders for their outstanding contribution in entrepreneurship development. It seeks to instil and entrench the entrepreneurial attitude among future generations and the Youth of India.
  • This award had 6098 applications which were received online. Later 4134 were eligible applications which then underwent field assessment and regional online evaluation, which was undertaken by 12 partner institutes, spread across the country.
  • National Jury, chaired by Dr R A Mashelkar and experts from industry, business and academics then selected the final winners. There were three categories of competition for entrepreneurs.

1. A1 category for initial investments up to Rs 1 lakh.

2. A2 category for initial investments between Rs 1 lakh -Rs 10 Lakh.

3. A3 category for initial investment between Rs 10 lakh -Rs 1 Crore.

  • Various sectors were selected for the awards, and there were four special categories, which includes Women Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur from People with Disability category, Entrepreneur from SC/ST Category, Entrepreneur from difficult areas.
  • The Award Winners received a Trophy, Certificate and a Cash Prize of ₹5 lakh for enterprises/ individuals and ₹10 lakh for organisations/ institutes.

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