CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development (CAIRD)
CSIR

The CAIRD Award, an annual award instituted in 2006, recognises those outstanding S&T innovations that have helped transform the lives of rural people or generate employment. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh, a citation and a plaque.

 

CAIRD Award for the year 2020

 

CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu

CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development for the year 2020 is conferred on CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, for “Purple Revolution in Jammu & Kashmir: Rural Development through Lavender cultivation in Jammu & Kashmir”.

 

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development for the year 2020 is conferred on CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram for “Utilization of various agro-residues for biodegradable products as an alternative to single-use plastics”.