Rashtrapati Bhavan to host Festival of Innovations

New Delhi, March 7: The Rashtrapati Bhavan is going to host the 'Festival of Innovations' in collaboration with the National Innovation Foundation (NIF) in a week-long event, officials said on Monday. The festival (March 12 to March 19) will open with the inauguration of an exhibition of innovations by President Pranab Mukherjee. It would remain open for the public, including visitors to the Mughal Gardens, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., officials said.  The festival will also have three exhibitions, two workshops, four group discussions, two award presentation ceremonies and a roundtable on various topics such as inclusive innovation; innovation and skill development; and incentives for innovation in public policy and programmes, among others. The key recommendations of the roundtable discussions will be presented to the president.