Nominations open for CavinKare-MMA’s 9th Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards 2020

Chennai, June 30, 2020: In an effort to recognize break-through entrepreneurial innovations from Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, CavinKare and Madras Management Association (MMA) jointly invites nominations for the 9th Chinnikrishnanan Innovation Awards 2020. The award property aims to identify hidden entrepreneurial gems under two categories – Innovation and Great Ideas and is set to honour innovative businesses that meet three primary criteria – Uniqueness, Benefit to people and Scalability.

In the wake of COVID 19, CavinKare and MMA have jointly initiated contactless nomination process by accepting applications submitted through a dedicated website.

Open till 10th July 2020, the nominees can directly apply online or download the application from – Interested aspirants can give a missed call to – 9789960398 for more details.

• INNOVATIONS Category – Small scale enterprises with an annual turnover, not exceeding Rs. 25 crore for the year 2018-2019 are eligible to be nominated. Winners of this category stand a chance to be mentored by CavinKare in functional areas of business such as marketing, finance, designing, packaging, R&D and HR.

• GREAT IDEAS Category – Aims to recognize and foster the next big idea that can deliver high impact innovation. The category will honor ideas which have the potential to become a innovative business opportunity in a reasonable time frame. For the ‘GREAT IDEAS’ category, aspirants should submit a brief on ‘Why my idea is great’ highlighting the breakthrough innovation, along with the entry form available in the website.

Having recognized over 28 business enterprises from the state of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Chinnikrishnanan Innovation Awards is one of the celebrated award properties amongst budding entrepreneurs. The award was instilled in commemoration of Late Shri R Chinnikrishnanan, renowned for his sachet innovation and aims to bring to foray entrepreneurs who have embodied the ‘dreamer’, ‘innovator’ and ‘ideator’ qualities of the late Shri R Chinnikrishnan.

About Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards: Since its inception in the year 2011, the CavinKare-MMA Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards have stood out in its steadfast support of innovative ventures promoted by small-scale enterprises and business people. The award honours innovative entrepreneurs based on the innovation’s uniqueness, its benefit to people and ability to be scalable. The award commemorated the memory of Late R Chinnikrishnan, widely regarded as the Father of Sachet Revolution. When R Chinnikrishnan pioneered sachet packaging, his philosophy was simple: Whatever the rich can enjoy, the poor should be able to afford. Today his innovations are visible in every corner shop. This award is a way of keep his vision alive. The mission of this award is to identify and showcase innovative organizations, which have introduced breakthrough changes and can become role models for other Indians. Great Ideas deliver high impact innovation. In addition to honouring innovators, the CavinKare-MMA Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards also recognizes one next big idea that is set to impact the world under its recently introduced “GREAT IDEAS” category.

Author: ADmiNIstRAtoR