National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 announced
November 10, 2017

The Union Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on 9 November 2017 announced the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. 

This is the second edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA). The awards were instituted by MSDE in 2016. 

This year, the awards saw participation from 2880 applicants, out of which 45 were shortlisted and finally 15 were announced as winners across defined categories. 

The award includes a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh for enterprises and individuals and Rs 10 lakhs for organizations and institutes along with a certificate and trophy.

List of Awardees

Award Track

Award (Sub-Category)
Agri, food and forestry products
Rays Culinary Delights Pvt. Ltd.
Engineering systems
SenseGiz Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Renewable energy and waste management
Atomberg Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
 IT & ITES, Financial
Naffa Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Simulanis Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd.
E-Commerce, logistics, transport & other services
LogiNext Solutions Pvt Ltd.
Social Enterprises
Sampurn(e)arth Environment Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Barefoot Enterprises
Thejaswini Coconut Farmers Producer Company Ltd
Woman Enterprise
SP Robotic Works Pvt. Ltd.

Recognition Track

Award Category
Incubation, mentorship &handholding support (Government)
Incubation, mentorship & handholding support (Private)
IKP Knowledge Park, Hyderabad
Mentor (Government)
Dr. G. Subba Ramaiah
Mentor (Government) Jury Special Award
Dr Renu Swaroop
Mentor (Private)
Champions of Change: Long Term Skill Development

Best State Engaging Apprentices
Best Employer: CPSU
Best Employer: SPSU
MSEDCL, Maharashtra
Best Employer: PRIVATE
Aegis India, Gurgaon
Champions of change: Short Term Skill Development

Champion Sector Skill Council
Textile Sector Skill Council
Champion Training Provider under fee-based program
LabourNet Services India Private Limited
Champion Training Provider under PMKVY (100+ centers)
IL&FS Skill Development Corporation
Champion Training Provider under PMKVY (50 - 100 centers)
Orion Edutech
Champion Training Provider under PMKVY (less than 50 centers):
Shri Technologies
Champion PIA under RPL (non-government)
EduJobs Academy
Champion PIA under RPL (government)
Rubber Board
Champion Employer (PMKVY)
Champion Corporate: Special Recognition