Young, brilliant, and ambitious people are encouraged to apply for the National Innovation Award through the Prime Minister Youth Program (PMYP).
By giving them financial help to scale up their original ideas, the prize seeks to honour the nation’s top innovators who have accomplished amazing feats.
There are nine topics in this year’s prize, according to details. Innovative Governance and Reforms, the first theme, contains concepts regarding sensitivity to citizen services. The second is Climate Change and Environment, which discusses concepts relating to disaster management, pollution reduction at the metro scale, and climate modelling.
The third topic is information technology and telecom, which encompasses issues with artificial intelligence, 5G, cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, unequal access to technology, and ICT-based healthcare. The fourth category, Sustainable Energy, discusses concepts such as smart energy, transmission, and grid-related challenges.
The fifth category is Sociology and Philosophy, which includes concepts relating to intellectual history, material culture, future of work and family, politics, gender, and population.
Medical and healthcare services come in sixth. The seventh topic, urban planning, is concerned with issues such as waste management, transportation, and the preservation of urban life and space.
Water management and sustainability, which comes in at number eight, deals with issues including irrigation, water conservation, and waste and water treatment. The final topic is food security, which discusses issues with sustainable food systems, nutrition, and agriculture.