invites nominations for the National Agripreneurship Award for the year 2023
Best Nodal Training Institutes and Agripreneurs under Agri-Clinics
and Agri Business Centres Scheme will be awarded cash prizes!
Cash Awards for NTIs:
Cash Awards for Agripreneurs:
1st Prize - ₹3 lakhs
2nd Prize - ₹2 lakhs
3rd Prize - ₹1 lakh
1st Prize - ₹40,000/-
2nd Prize - ₹25,000/-
3rd Prize - ₹15,000/-
Agripreneurship Award ceremony under the Agri-Clinics & Agri-Business
Centres Scheme was completed up to the year 2022.
MANAGE is glad to announce that, Nominations are invited for
National Agripreneurship Awards under the AC&ABC scheme for the year 2023.
Three best NTIs will be awarded at National Level. AC&ABC Award committee will select the Best Nodal Training Institute as per criteria.
Eligibility criteria of NTI:
# Once awarded, an NTI may not be considered for award for next three years
(Download the details of the Selection Criteria for the Best NTI Awards)
NTIs should submit the application form along with the published document of 25
best success stories (book) for the last three years to MANAGE before the
deadline. Success stories should be selected from the duration mentioned in the
Applications Form for Best
Three outstanding Agripreneurs will be selected for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes at state level as per AC&ABC Guidelines 2018.
Guidelines for awarding the Best Agripreneurs
Entries will be invited through MANAGE website. The application should consist of proof of outstanding achievements of the Agripreneur
Each NTI may
nominate the five best Agripreneurs trained from their institutes in the
format provided for the purpose on the MANAGE website. (Establishment of
venture should be in the year 2022-2023, reported to MANAGE and uploaded to
AC&ABC MIS portal)
MANAGE will short-list five best agripreneurs from each state (from among those States having at least 100 established ventures).
Once awarded Agripreneur may not be considered for this award again.
Number of Awards
i. One award/State - States having < 100 agri-ventures
ii. Two awards/State - States
having 100 to 500 agri-ventures
iii. Three awards/State -
States having > 500 agri-ventures.
Awards shall carry the
following cash prize besides a citation:
i. 1st Prize - ₹
ii. 2nd Prize - ₹
iii. 3rd Prize - ₹ 15,000/-
Criteria will include
number of farmers benefited, intensity of benefit, employment created and
strength of business model etc. as per the proforma given in Annexure XVIII. To
attract women candidates, at least one award will be allotted to women
candidates. If no woman candidate is found among the top 3 ranks, the woman
candidate who scores the highest marks among the women candidates considered for
the ranking, will be awarded under the women category.
(Download Selection Process- Best Agripreneurs)
Agripreneurs should submit
their application along with supporting documents through the NTIs (If the NTI
is active) under which they took AC&ABC training program.
Application Form of Best Agripreneur
Agripreneurs who completed
AC&ABC training program from the NTI which is presently inactive/closed NTIs
should directly submit their application through the link below.
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/FhYMvFxpayvuCRcN6
Last date for submission: 15th June 2023, 5.00 PM