The Union Government is launched AGRI-UDAAN Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 programme in an attempt to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture. It will mentor startups and help them connect with potential investors.

The programme will help convert innovative ideas from India’s rural youth into viable businesses startups and help them connect with potential investors.  It aims to attract the youth from rural India and elsewhere, and train them so they can add value to the farmers’ produce. It is managed by

  • ICAR-NAARM’s (Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management) technology incubator,
  • a-IDEA
  • IIM Ahmadabad’s Centre for Innovation

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