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National Award for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals 2015-16 presented by Ananth Kumar

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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.

National Award for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals 2015-16 presented by Ananth KumarHere is the list of key winners

Category Winner
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.