INSPIRE Awards MANAK Scheme 2023-24 is an opportunity offered to students studying in Classes 6 to 10. The scheme is a flagship program implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology (Government of India) with a basic objective to instil creative/innovative thinking among school students. The scheme motivates the students to take their innovative ideas forward for prototype and product development. The selected students will receive an award of INR 10,000 (one-time).
Under this scheme, schools can nominate the 5 best original ideas/innovations of students. The nominated student must –
• be in the age group of 10-15 years
• be studying in Class 6 to 10
The selected students will receive an award of INR 10,000 (one-time).
• Student’s bank details
• Student’s Aadhaar number