Development of Startup Ecosystem Remains Top Priority of Odisha Govt, To Set up Startup Development Cells

Bhubaneswar: Development of startup ecosystem remains the top priority of the Odisha Government and in the next phase it will be expanded to districts by setting up ‘Startup Development Cells’, said Capt. Divya Shankar Mishra, Minister, MSME, Energy, Industries & Home on Wednesday.

While interacting with the startups, Mishra assured that all possible support will be provided to them to scale up their ventures.

In the last 26 months, 433 startups have registered with the Startup Odisha, out of which 138 are women-led startups, said ACS MSME LN Gupta while adding that 84 grants have been awarded to the recognised startups and incubators.

Besides, 12 Incubators and 13 Nodal Agencies are working to assist the startups recognised with the Startup Odisha.

Start-ups such as Phoenix Robotix (IOT), SakRobotix (Robotics Education), Aether Innovations (FoodTech) , Epsum Labs (IOT), Udiyate Technologies (AI), One World Healthcare, MedTel (Healthcare), and Novolutions Food & Beverages demonstrated their innovative products to the minister.

On the request of the startups, it was decided to organize a ‘Startup Job Mela’ to connect the Startups as recruiters and talent available from different technical institutions.

It was also decided to organize a demonstration of Emergency Communication System and Urban Flood Monitoring System developed by startups to OSDMA.

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