Prajjwala Challenge: Last date to apply: 31st Jan 2023

In order to augment the livelihoods of the SHG members, the Ministry of Rural Development has taken an initiative to invite ideas from across the country. Thus, this Ministry is launched “Prajjwala Challenge” on 29th December 2022  for bringing about “Transformation of the Indian Rural Economy” with special focus on rural women belonging to the marginalised rural communities in India. 

Top 5 winners will receive a financial award of INR 2 Lakh each
along with the opportunity to work with policymakers, incubators, mentors and experts for metamorphosing the idea into ‘Working Solutions’ and piloting their models with NRLM community institutions


• Business Management Institutes / Academic Institutions / Students
• Innovative Individuals
• Companies/ Start – Ups / Social Enterprises
• Not for Profit Organisations
• Community Based Organisations /Self Help Groups and their Institutions like Block
Level or Cluster Level Federations
• FarmerProducers Organisations (FPOs)/ Cooperatives / Producer Groups / Producer
Enterprise etc

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