National Agripreneurship Award 2020-21





MANAGE-AC&ABC invites nominations for the National Agripreneurship Award 2020-21

Nodal Training Institutes and Agripreneurs under Agri-Clinic 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/-

First National Level Agripreneurship Award was organized by National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad simultaneously National Agripreneurs Convention was held during 7-9th March, 2017. It was first of its kind event wherein 125 Stalls showcased Agripreneurs and Agri-Startups and Institutional support for them, more than 1000 Agripreneurs had participated in three day Agripreneurs Convention focusing on Business expansion and partnerships. IN total, 53 outstanding Agripreneurs trained under AC&ABC representing 25 States were awarded and honoured.

The Agripreneurs were awarded and honored by Shri. Shobhana K Pattanayak, Secretary (A&C), MoA & FW, GoI. Out Of 53 awardees, 6 were women Agripreneurs. During the award ceremony successful awardees have shared their experiences and success stories.

Now, MANAGE has again come up this year with National Agripreneurship Award 2020-21 under AC&ABC scheme.

National Level Best Training Institutes and State Level Best Agriprenuers will be awarded as per the eligibility criteria of AC&ABC Guidelines 2018. (Download AC&ABC Guidelines)

Best NTI of the Year

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:

  1. Should be an Active NTI for the last 3 years (must have completed at least 3 batches in each of the last 3 years)
  2. Should have trained at least 250 candidates during last 3 years
  3. Should have minimum 50% overall success rate in the last 3 years.
  4. Should be able to demonstrate qualitative success in terms of business excellence and extension services provided by documenting 25 highly successful cases of ventures established during the last 3 years.
  5. Should have updated MIS database on AC&ABC NIC portal with all respect

# Once awarded, an NTI may not be considered for award for next three years

Best Agripreneur of the Year

Three outstanding Agripreneurs will be selected for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes at state level as per AC&ABC Guidelines 2018.

Eligibility Criteria of Agripreneurs:

  1. Should have done extension services
  2. Should have generated employments
  3. Should have wide coverage of farmers
  4. Should have strong Agribusiness Model

(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.
(Download Application)

Each NTI must submit five nominations to MANAGE on or before 31st January 2022

Agripreneurs who took AC&ABC training program from inactive/closed NTIs should submit their application through the link below.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/P8PicQ8rzDA8SZsVA (Only for candidates whose NTI is now inactive)


  Last date for submission: 31st January 2022, 5.00 PM