PUNE: The 7th National Conference on Social Innovation (NCSI) hosted by Pune International Centre (PIC) recognised 19 urban, rural and tribal innovators from various fields including education and health.
It was organised by the PIC in association with the Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS) and National Innovation Foundation (NIF) and was held at Yashada, Baner recently.
The conference recognised the work of 19 innovators from all over India among 100 plus entries, who have been catering to problems in fields including agriculture, waste management, sanitation, health, disability and education. The 19 innovators from different categories received certificates from Dr Raghunath Mashelkar, President, PIC and Dr Vijay Kelkar, Vice President, PIC.
Rajendra Prasad Moturu of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh who has devised technology for water purification by giving multiple solutions like solar water purifier, rainwater harvesting, and all terrain water purifier was felicitated in tribal category.