Marathi Vidnyan Parishad and Chamber of Small Industry Associations has instituted a cash award of Rs. 50,000/-, Rs. 30,000/- and Rs. 20,000/- [plus a Memento and Citation] to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively, styled as Marathi Vidnyan Parishad’s S. T. Taskar Award to Innovative Entrepreneur since the year 2011.
About S. T. Taskar Innovative Entrepreneurship Award :
Shri. S. T. Taskar is a chemical engineer and was having a small scale industry at Roha [District Raigad] Maharashtra to refine used lubricating oils. He was Vice President of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad and also associated with various industry institutions in Maharashtra. Per se an Entrepreneur Shri. Taskar has handed over a fund to Marathi Vidnyan Parishad to recognize through an award the innovative entrepreneurship in Micro and Small Enterprises sector.
The Award Scheme is being formulated jointly by COSIA and Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, COSIA being the National Chamber and MVP being the organization with whom the fund is being entrusted. A select Committee is constituted by both the organizations for this Award Scheme.