The circular dated September 22, 2022 is regarding the The INSPIRE Awards - MANAK (Million Minds Augmenting National Aspirations and Knowledge) executed by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India with National Innovation Foundation-India (NIF). 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.
Students in the age group of 10-15 years and studying in classes 6th to 10th are invited to submit their ideas to their schools, which in turn should shortlist and submit the top 5 ideas through the
E-MIAS web portal www.inspireawards-dst.gov.in
in any Indian language. Details regarding participation and awards are given in the document.