The 6th National Awards for Technology in Innovation in Petrochemicals and downstream Plastics Processing Industry has been bestowed by Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananth Kumar in New Delhi to recognize outstanding contribution in R&D.
- Out of 264 nominees for 2015-16, 17 have been chosen as winners & 14 as runner ups.
- The scheme of these national awards implemented by Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), under Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals.
Here is the list of key winners
|Innovation in Polymeric Material|
|Industry||Indian Oil Corporation Ltd|
Ester Industries Ltd
|Academic and R&D Institution||IIT Guwahati|
|Innovation in Polymeric Products|
|Industry||Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd|
|Innovation of Polymer processing Machinery & Equipments|
|Industry||Kabra Extrusiontechnik Ltd|
|Academic and R&D Institution||IIT Madras|
|Innovation in Polymer waste Management & recycling technology and green polymeric material & products|
|Industry||Supreme Industries Ltd|
|Academic and R&D Institution||Defence Institute of Advanced Technology|
|Polymers in Agriculture & Water Conservation|
|Mr. S Dinesh Kumar & Mr. MJ Giridharan|
|Polymers in Public Health Care|
|Industry||Sahajanand Medical Technologies Pvt Ltd|
|Research in the field of Polymer Science & Technology|
|Industry||Reliance R&D Centre|
|Academic and R&D Institution||Indian Oil Corporation Ltd|
About National policy on Petrochemicals:
With a view to develop quality Petrochemical products at planetary competitive prices, the National policy on Petrochemicals was announced in April, 2007 by GOI.
- In this regard, award scheme was set up to boost up the innovation and inventions in the field of Polymeric materials, products, processes and in related areas.