Skoch Transformational Innovation Award – 2016 and Skoch Order-of-Merit Award – 2016
The Smart Camera System developed by the CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI) Pilani has bagged two national awards for innovation: Skoch Transformational Innovation Award (Silver) – 2016 (For Amongst Best Transformational Innovations in India) and Skoch Order-of-Merit Award – 2016 (For Qualifying Amongst Top 100 Projects in India).
Conferred by a Gurgaon-based think tank dealing with socio-economic issues, Skoch awards are aimed at bringing scientific innovations and technologies that have been tested in laboratories and are ready for the market. Skoch Transformational Innovation Award – 2016 has been presented by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India and Skoch Order-of-Merit Award – 2016 has been presented by Dr. M Ramachandran, Former Secretary, Govt. of India. From CSIR-CEERI, Dr. Sanjay Singh, Dr. Ravi Saini, and Mr. Sumeet Saurav have received the awards.