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Flipkart unveils Startup promotion programme

The e-commerce major in India, Flipkart, has launched its own startup accelerator program in the country in order nurture and fund the startups in the country. The platform, named as ‘Flipkart Leap’, will open for opportunities for startups in the country. Details of ‘Flipkart Leap’ This is a 16-week long program will prepare the startups ..

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Wrist Band to detect COVID 19 Symptoms to be launched by IIT Madras Startup

Muse Wearables, a startup incubated in IIT Madras, is on its way to launch a wearable wrist tracker to detect COVID 19 symptoms at an early stage. This is expected to be available in the market within the next month. The startup has raised a funding of Rs 22 crores for the purpose. The company, ..

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Van Dhan Yojana: Expanded from 18,000 Van Dhan SHGs to 50,000

On June 15, 2020, a webinar was organized by the TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India). The webinar was titled “Van Dhan: Tribal Startups Bloom in India” During the webinar, it was informed that current coverage Van Dhan scheme is to be increased from 18,000 SHGs to 50,000 SHGs. This is to be ..

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NSAFE: First antimicrobial and washable Face Mask

The Startup of IIT Delhi has found an antimicrobial face mask that can be washed and reused for 50 times. The Nanosafe Solutions at IIT Delhi has developed the masks to fight against COVID-19. Highlights The NSAFE face mask provides 99.2% of bacterial filtration. This is the first fabric-based face mask that is antimicrobial and ..

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Portal GARUD launched by DGCA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) operating under Ministry of Civil Aviation launched “GARUD” Portal. GARUD is Government Authorisation for Relief Using Drones. Highlights The GARUD portal will assist state entities to obtain exemptions from central government to operate drones for COVID-19 purposes. The portal is important as several state entities are deploying drones ..

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