Rural Innovators Meet (RIM)
Rural Innovators Meet (RIM) is an annual programme of innovators for encouraging and promoting the unorganized rural and grass root innovators. The programme provides a platform for the rural innovators to exhibit/demonstrate their innovations/products and also to interact with the Scientists and fellow innovators. During the programme, innovators are given technical inputs on various issues including marketing methods/techniques, IPR issues, micro financing, etc. They are also given opportunity to discuss their problems and challenged with the experts. Attractive prizes are given to the best innovations contested in RIM.
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Applications for participation in RIM are invited through notificationin the website once in a year, generally during July. Grass root Innovators, Individuals and Students can submit the applications. Projects selected by the Screening Committee can be exhibited in RIM.
- Rural Innovations Awards are given to the best projects contested in RIM.
- Special Awards, prizes are also given to the best projects from Engineering students.
- Selection of projects under the ‘Contest’ category of RIM will be made by the Screening Committee.
- Provides platform for providing S&T inputs to the innovators to understand marketing methods, IPR issues, micro financing, technology transfer, etc.
- Provides an Opportunity for the rural people and students to understand the rural innovations and interact with rural innovators.
Grass root Innovators, Individuals and Students can apply.
Technology Development & Project Management Division (TDPMD),
KSCSTE, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004.
Tel: 0471–2548230, 2548231, 2548252
Fax: 0471 – 2543234 (D), 0471 - 2540085