NITI Aayog has announced 15 Challenges for Indian Startups and MSMEs to pursue the Aatmanirbhar Bharat, This announcement has been done to eliminate the dependency on export goods and services from outside India. For this, he will also be given a support amount of up to 50 lakh each so that startups and MSMEs can scale at a big level.
Announced for 5 ministries: The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Food Processing Industry. 3-3 challenges for each ministry will be given to Indian startups and MSMEs.
MSME plays a very important role to promote Aatmanirbhar Bharat because of most of the goods and services creates by MSMEs. Told in a press by the conference by R Ramanan.
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And he also said that in each challenge two winners will be decided and they will be given an amount of up to 50 lakhs. In the three stages, they can participate in the challenge as well as those who have research and development up to an advanced stage and He has the initial prototype and is working on it.
List Of All 15 Challenges For Indian Startups and MSMEs
- Geo spatial information
2. Ministry of Defence
- AI-based Predictive Models
- Auto Stabiliser System
- Communication Modems
3. Ministry of Food Processing Industries
- Waste to Wealth
- Alternative food Packaging Materials
- Machines for Indigenous Food Products
4. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
- Health Data Analyst
- AI Solutions
- Health Care Monitoring
5. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
- Project Water
- Project Clean Air
- Project Move