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  • 05 September, 2021

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INSPIRE Awards - MANAK scheme

  • MANAK stands for Million Minds Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge.
  • The INSPIRE Awards - MANAK scheme is aligned with the ‘Start-up India’ initiative launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
  • The scheme aims to motivate students in the age group of 10-15 years and studying in classes 6 to 10 to become future innovators and critical thinkers.
  • It believes that once the original ideas and innovations rooted in Science and Technology by students get incubated, it will foster a culture of creativity and innovative thinking among school children.
  • This will help address the societal needs through science and technology and nurture them to become sensitive and responsible citizens and innovation leaders of tomorrow.


  • Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is sponsored and managed by Ministry of Science & Technology.
  • The basic objective of INSPIRE is to attract young talents to the study of science and build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening R & D base.
  • The programme does not conduct any competitive exams for identification of talent at any level.
  • It relies on the existing educational structure for identification of talent.
  • The programme has three components:
    1. Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent- (SEATS)
    2. Scholarship for Higher Education- (SHE)
    3. Assured Opportunity for Research Careers - (AORC)

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