Union Government presented Petroleum Technology Innovation Awards for 2016-17

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar on 1 March 2017 presented the 7th Petroleum Technology Innovation Awards for 2016-17 in New Delhi. For the 7th National Awards, 415 nominations were received and finally, 16 nominations have been selected as winners and 7 nominations as runners-up for 2016-17.

List of Winners

WinnerCategory
Dr K BalasubramanianInnovation in Polymeric Materials
Reliance Industries LimitedInnovation in Polymeric Materials
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), GuwahatiInnovation in Polymeric Materials
Dr Debdatta Ratna and TeamInnovation in Polymeric Products
Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Hyderabad & OthersInnovation in Polymeric Products
Dr S Sridhar and TeamInnovation of Polymer Processing Machinery & Equipment
Windsor Machines Limited, KalolInnovation of Polymer Processing Machinery & Equipment
E-Parisaraa Private Limited, BengaluruInnovation in Polymer Waste Management & Recycling Technology and Green Polymeric Materials & Products
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, NagpurInnovation in Polymer Waste Management & Recycling Technology and Green Polymeric Materials & Products
John Deere India Pvt. Ltd., PunePolymers in Agriculture and Water Conservation
Junagadh Agricultural University, JunagadhPolymers in Agriculture and Water Conservation
Dr. Lizymol P.P.Polymers in Public Health Care”
HLL Lifecare Limited, Thiruvananthapuram & OthersPolymers in Public Health Care
DRDO, Delhi & IIT DelhiPolymers in Public Health Care
Dr. S. Reshmi and Team, VSSC, ISRO“Research in the field of Polymer Science and Technology
Raja Shunmugam, IISER KolkataResearch in the field of Polymer Science and Technology
CSIR – National Aerospace Laboratories, BengaluruResearch in the field of Polymer Science & Technology

List of Runner-ups

Runner-upCategory
Dr. S.Sridhar and Team, CSIR, Hyderabad“Innovation in Polymeric Materials
Tezpur University, Assam“Innovation in Polymeric Materials
Dr. Balasubramanian. K, DU, PuneInnovation of Polymer Processing Machinery & Equipment
Rajoo Engineers Ltd., RajkotInnovation of Polymer Processing Machinery & Equipment
Digvijay Dhabriya, Dhabriya Polywood Ltd“Innovation in Polymer Waste Management & Recycling Technology and Green Polymeric Materials & Products
Dr. Tarun K. Maji and Ms. Chinmayee SaikiaResearch in the field of Polymer Science & Technology
Trimoorty Auto Deco Components Private Limited, PuneInnovation in Petrochemicals and Newer Polymer Applications

The Petroleum Technology Innovation Awards are given for outstanding contribution to research and development leading to less energy consumption, better plastic waste management, increase in product life cycle, development of innovative new products, quality standards, recycling and other emerging areas.

These awards are also intended to enhance innovative capacities to the level of international recognition. The ultimate objective is to develop and maintain the petrochemical industry as a globally competitive industry using eco-friendly processes and technologies.

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