“Jugaad Promotion Exhibition and Patent Facilitation Workshop – 2012”
The Pacific University Udaipur with partnership of the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper is organizing a nation wide “Jugaad Promotion Exhibition and Patent Facilitation Workshop – 2012”. The objective of the event is to promote cost effective engineering and innovative engineering for limited resource to help and make India into the category of developed nations. Moreover, the talent spread over the country can be nationally identified only by an event of this kind. The creative genius of such wide spread talent can also be sustained and promoted by offering motivation, support and protection to them.
The basic funda of this event is to identify and motivate young ignited and fantasy minds to develop novelty and creativity for providing local solutions to replace existing costly machines and equipments or by innovating solutions to save cost and money in existing manufacturing of expensive machines. These variants in innovations are known as “Jugaads”. Thus Jugaads is the need of present situation of country. There is increasing gap between rich and poor and also the cost of various services and technology is increasing. The poor Indian can not reach to all services and technology. This is high time to do Jugaad for reaching everybody.
The benefits of the doing Jugaad are
(A)ATTRACTIVE PRIZES FOR THE INVENTIONS
(B) FACILITATION FOR THE REGISTERATION OF PATENTS OR INDUSTRIAL DESIGN OF JUGAAD
(C) BUSINESS PLAN DEVELOPMENT
(D) SUPPORT FOR VENTURE CAPITAL
The prizes are
Prizes Common for All Students of Technical Education For Rural Artisans/Inventors
1st Prize RS 5,00,000 Rs.1,00,000 Rs.1,00,000
2nd Prize 2,00,000 Rs. 50,000 Rs.50,000
3rd Prize 1,00,000 Rs. 25,000 Rs.25,000
The basic principles for selecting an entry for awards shall be:
(b) Inventive Effort
(c) Industrial Applicability
Guideline for submitting -
It would be an all India event. Yet, entries would also be invited for the first category of awards, open for all categories entitled as “common for all” from other South Asian nations and other parts of the world.
The awards shall be given on the basis of composite criteria given under the rules of the event. The criteria for three categories of prizes shall be separate.
The Engineering firms, Technocrats, Mechanics, Artisans, Engineering Students whoever have invented or developed any major or minor Jugaad through Frugal Engineering or Reverse Engineering as an Indigenous Invention of any Machinery, Tool, Equipment or other Solution to a Production Problem, developed originally or as a substitute for some costly high tech device are invited to send in their entries by March 15, 2012 on the prescribed format available online at www.pacificjugaad.ac.in or at the address given below:
Jugaad Promotion Exhibition And Patent Facilitation Workshop-2012
Pacific Center For Indigenous Technology
Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University
Pacific Hills, Pratap Nagar Extn., Airport Road, Udaipur – 313003 (Rajasthan) India
Ph.: +91-294-2494506-07, Fax: +91-294-2494512