Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) is known as one of India’s biggest cooperative society owned by the Indian cooperatives. It was founded in 1967 with the core business of manufacturing and selling fertilizers. Dr Udai Shanker Awasthi is the MD and CEO of IFFCO since 1993. IFFCO MD scholarship aims to support the youth interested in the betterment of farming through digital technology and passionate about healthcare among elderly persons.

IFFCO has introduced the Rural Innovation Scholarship Scheme for the candidates working for the welfare and development of digital technology for farming and agriculture works. The objective behind introducing this scholarship scheme is to empower research, education and innovation in rural areas.

The Scholarship Has Been Introduced To Solve The Problem Of The Following Categories:

    • Agriculture (farmers, farming, crops, fertilizers & Agro-machinery etc)
    • Infrastructure
    • Education
    • Health (Women Health, Child Health etc.)
  • Elderly care
  • Hygiene (Cleanliness, Recycling farm waste etc)

IFFCO MD Scholarship Reward:

The scholars will get a scholarship amount of INR 1 lac.

Eligibility Criteria For This Scholarship:

Following are the conditions to be eligible for IFFCO Rural Scholarship:

  • An applicant must be an Indian citizen having valid aadhar card.
  • Candidates having a minimum age of 18 years are eligible to apply.

How To Apply For IFFCO MD Scholarship:

Candidates wishing to apply for IFFCO scholarship need to follow the following steps:

  • Go through this link
  • Register yourself.
  • Enter all the details needed in the application form.
  • Write your innovative idea in 1000 words.
  • Candidates must retain their system generated registration ID and password for further use.
  • At last, submit the application form.

Important Dates:

IFFCO MD scholarship 2019 application form has been over now. The last date to submit the filled-in application form was 5th June 2019.

Selection Procedure:

Selection of the candidates will be based on the idea submitted by them. Candidates must mention their idea rigorously. Eminent jury member from a digital and social sector selects the appropriate candidates. The selected candidates will be intimated via email.

For more details regarding IFFCO MD Scholarship 2019, candidates can visit the official link viz.