PUNE: Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), has invited entries from SME entrepreneurs for three different awards this year.
GS Parkhe Award for Innovation in Entrepreneurship - 2017 has been declared for a new product/process/service/design or import substitute items developed and commercialised. Harimalini Joshi Award has been announced for developing new products and designs and Ramabai Joshi Award for women entrepreneurs for innovations useful in domestic products and appliances.
The GS Parkhe Award for innovation in entrepreneurship has been initiated to encourage innovation and new product development. These awards are being presented since 1947 to select deserving entrepreneurs and have become the hallmark of recognition of innovations and acceptance in the market.
Innovation and sustainable technologies go hand in hand and Ramabai Joshi Award for women entrepreneurs; products and appliances useful for domestic purposes and the Hari Malini Joshi Award for developing new products and designs instituted in 1964 go a long way in justifying that.
The award will carry a trophy and a certificate. The last date for receiving the application form is July 15. Interested candidates can also send their applications to or contact Satish Joshi, MCCIA, SB Road, Pune - 411 016. Tel: 25709162/ Mob : 09881127658, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prescribed application forms are available at the offices of the chamber as well as at Tilak Road office, Bhosari office and Ahmednagar office or you can download it from the link:<http://www.mcciapune.com/award.aspx>.