As a part of NGIS scheme, which will likely be carried out in 12 STPI centres throughout the nation over a interval of three years, the native startup ecosystem will likely be nurtured and supported.
As a part of NGIS, quarterly problem programmes will likely be carried out in affiliation with trade companions in addition to central authorities departments and businesses that may present mentorship in addition to funding assist. MeitY has authorized Rs 60 crore to be spent in three years for the 12 places to nurture about 300 start-ups and all of the state governments too have been extending matching grants.
Meanwhile, STPI additionally introduced the launch of NextGen Idea Challenge Contest – ‘CHUNAUTI’ (Challenge Hunt Under NGIS for Advanced Uninhibited Technology Intervention), the place start-ups throughout the nation can take part and work nearly or select one of many 12 places to function from.
The chosen start-ups can have entry to STPI’s nationwide mentor pool aside from native mentors. The start-ups chosen as a part of the problem are anticipated to work on options to deal with the problems confronted throughout and put up pandemic in areas akin to schooling, agriculture, finance, logistics and skilling amongst others.