Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: Small Industries Service Institute (SISI), Balanagar, has invited applications on behalf of the Union Ministry for national awards to small-scale entrepreneurs. The awards to the entrepreneurs and for R&D efforts carry three cash prizes of Rs.1 lakh, Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 50,000, besides a trophy and a certificate each.

The award for quality products in small-scale sector-2006 with a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh will be given to seven groups of leather, chemical, glass and ceramics, food, mechanical, electrical, textiles/hosiery and medical implant products. Forms can be had from SISI and should be submitted by May 30. Contact D. Chandrasekhar, Deputy Director, or K.C. Choudhury, AD, on 23078131/2/3, 94403-94661, Fax: 23078857 for details.