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National Research Development Corporation

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

LAST DATE TO APPLY

Last date for Receipt of Complete Online Application is 31 October 2019 5:30 pm & One Hard Copy of the complete online application form alongwith all the necessary documents by Any Courier/Ordinary Post/ Speed Post/ Registered Post at NRDC Office Address (Manager, NRDC National Awards Programme, Prize Award Division National Research Development Corporation, 20-22, Zamrudpur Community Centre, Kailash Colony Extension, New Delhi – 110048) is 10th September 2019 5:30 pm.

THINGS NEEDED FOR APPLYING ONLINE

  • Internet Browser (preferable Google Chrome)
  • Email Account (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail or any other)
  • Laser Printer
  • PDF Reader (http://get.adobe.com/reader/)
  • High Speed Internet Connectivity

DOCUMENTS NEEDED DURING FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:

  • Patent Application, if any
  • Test Reports, if any
  • User's Reports, if any
  • Publications, if any
  • Photographs
  • Videos, if any (Please upload the video on shared video site (i.e. www.youtube.com, etc) and provide only the hyperlink of the same)
  • Any Other Document related to the Invention
  • If patent is filed, Published or Granted:
    Condition I:If applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the Patent/Patent Application but not in the NRDC National Awards Application
    A No Objection Certificate (NOC) from each applicant is required, whose name is appeared on the Patent or Patent Application but is not on the NRDC National Awards Application, failing which the Application for the NRDC National Awards will not be considered. (Click Here to Download the Format for NOC)
  • If patent is filed, Published or Granted:
    Condition II:If applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the NRDC National Awards Application but not in the Patent /Patent Application
    A No Objection Certificate (NOC) from all the applicants is required for including the name of a person in NRDC National Awards Application whose name was not in Patent /Patent Application, failing which the application for the NRDC National Awards will not be considered. (Click Here to Download the Format for NOC)

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE

  1. Log-on to NRDC Website
  2. Follow the instructions carefully for filling On-line application form.
  3. Register yourself to gain access to the forms.
  4. Application form is divided into 4 section and after filling each section Applicant can save the information and fill the rest of the from later on.
  5. A preview of the complete application form is available on top of the application form in all the three Categories, to enable the applicant to prepare the complete application in advance before filling the online form. The complete application form can be downloaded and printed from the PREVIEW.
  6. After filling all the details in the given fields and attaching the relevant documents press the submit button (Step 4).
  7. Acknowledgement will be generated after final submission of the online application form. Keep it for your record. A link to download the filled application form will be provided to download the PDF file for printing.
  8. Save the soft copy of your application in your computer in PDF Format for your reference and record. Take printout of the filled application form. Get the signature(s) of the Applicant(s). Send this hardcopy of the filled and signed application form to NRDC Office Address (Manager, NRDC National Awards Programme, Prize Award Division. National Research Development Corporation, 20-22, Zamrudpur Community Centre, Kailash Colony Extension, New Delhi – 110048) by Post through Any Courier/Ordinary Post/ Speed Post/ Registered Post.
  9. It is mandatory to send one hardcopy of the filled application form to NRDC Office by Post after submission of the online application form.
  10. Hard Copy of the printed application form signed by the Applicant(s) and NOCs along with the necessary documents mentioned in the check list (Click Here to Download the Check List) and the photographs in the prescribed format should reach at the NRDC office on or before September 10th, 2019, 5:30 pm.
  11. NRDC will not be liable for any postal Delay

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

From the year 2014 the application of the NRDC MERITORIOUS INVENTION AWARDS has been made completely online i.e., the Applicant(s) has/have to fill the particulars online and also upload the documents, certificates, photographs, line diagrams, test reports etc, in the online form on NRDC website (http://www.nrdcindia.com).

It is mandatory to send one hardcopy of the filled application form signed by the Applicant(s) along with all the necessary documents to NRDC office by Post.

Please ensure that you are filling the actual and appropriate application form available online at NRDC website (http://www.nrdcindia.com).

Before applying for the NATIONAL MERITORIOUS INVENTION AWARDS 2019, please ensure that your eligibility is as per the criteria laid down under the three categories of NRDC National Awards, i.e., National Innovation Award of the Year 2019, National Societal Innovation Award of the Year 2019 and National Budding Innovators Award of the Year 2019.

If Patent is filed, Published or Granted for an innovation and if Condition I (Applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the Patent/Patent Application but not in the NRDC National Awards Application) or Condition II (Applicant(s) name (s) appeared on the NRDC National Awards Application but not in the Patent /Patent Application) is applicable then, a NOC has to be submitted by the Applicant. If any applicant(s) is/are found ineligible, his/their application will be treated as cancelled.

The applicant(s) is/are advised to retain the same mobile number and e-mail-id in use which they have furnished in the application form because the important information shall be given to the applicant(s) through SMS or e-mail. The applicant(s) is/are advised to have their personal mobile number & e-mail-id.

If any applicant(s) face a problem during submission of online application form or after submission and while PDF generation, or any applicant(s) has/have any query related to this programme, please feel free to be in touch with the following officials:

Dr. Ashish Kumar Srivastava
Manager, NRDC National Awards Programme, Prize Award Division
EPBAX Phone: 011-29240401-07, Extension – 321
Direct Phone: 011-29240699
Mobile: +91-9818995833
Email: asrivastava@nrdc.in

OR

Shri Abhishek Gautam
Deputy Manager (IT)
EPBAX Phone- 011-29240401-07, Extension – 103
E-mail: agautam@nrdc.in