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Last date for uploading details by students participating in 8th NLEPC is extended until 15th April, 2021. For any queries, please email to inspire[at]nifindia[dot]org

Due to growing impact of COVID-19 on the country in recent weeks, the 8th NLEPC is postponed to a future date.
COVID impacted everyone, including the participating students of 8th NLEPC and their families, teachers, and schools. Right now their focus and priorities are aligned towards well-being and minimising the impact of pandemic on their nearest and dearest.
Once normalcy is restored, the future dates would be announced.



'Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research' (INSPIRE) scheme is one of the flagship programmes of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. The INSPIRE Awards - MANAK (Million Minds Augmenting National Aspirations and Knowledge), being executed by DST with National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF), an autonomous body of DST, aims to motivate students in studying in classes 6 to 10. The objective of the scheme is to target one million original ideas/innovations rooted in science and societal applications to foster a culture of creativity and innovative thinking among school children. Under this scheme, schools can nominate 5 best original ideas/innovations of students through this website.

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