MeiTY to honor tech champions for their contributions in Electronics, IT in past 75 years


As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar launched an event to honor the outstanding contributions made by scientists/ technologists in the domain of Electronics and IT. As part of the initiative, the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has invited nominations of scientists/technologists who have made outstanding contributions in the past 75 years in the field of Electronics & IT. 


Addressing the event, Chandrashekhar spoke about the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who strongly believes in promoting scientific temper amongst the youth of this country. The Prime Minister has given a clarion call to transform India into Atma Nirbhar Bharat. A robust ecosystem of knowledge and innovation is mandatory to achieve this goal, is the PM’s vision.


Chandrashekhar added that the Ministry is fully committed to seize this opportunity and to translate the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister.  Accordingly, Ministry of Electronics and IT has come up with a novel initiative to recognize outstanding contributions made in the field of Electronics and IT since independence. The initiative shall highlight the scientific work and talent of scientists/ Technologists which will in turn inspire present & future generations of Scientists and Tech Innovators.


The nominations will be invited from today and the last date for submission of nominations will be 07th November, 2021.


The names of the selected Scientists/ Technologists will be announced by MeitY after the selection process is complete.