The Government of Goa on 17th November 2022, has notified a scheme to introduce an award to be given to Goan Innovators/Scientists who have implemented their ideas to innovations and also achieved the excellence in the field of Science and Technology and Innovation.
Goa Rajya Vidnyanik Puraskar (GRVP) is an award introduced by the Government of Goa through the Department of Science & Technology & Waste Management (DS&T & WM). It is an award to encourage, identify and recognize Innovators/Scientist who have implemented their ideas to innovations that are changing the life of the world.
The objective of the scheme is to encourage Scientists, innovators, young talent in universities, educational institutes, Medium and Small Scale Industries (MSME) and R&D institutes and Identify and reward talent in innovation and disseminate success stories.
Students, Startups, Innovators, Research Faculty & Scientist [collectively, “applicant”(s)] may apply under this scheme. The Applicant must be a resident of the State of Goa for last 15 years certificate from competent authority shall have to be enclosed. Applicant shall be required to provide a Letter of Intent (LOI) in case the proposed idea/project is associated with the Industry or the Government.
Each award shall be in the form of cash prize of Rs. 2.00 lakhs, subject to provision in the Annual Budget of the Department of Science and Technology and Waste Management and same shall be directly deposited in the beneficiary’s Bank Account on submission of pre-receipt for the said amount to the Director, DS&T & WM.