Heading towards strengthening Startup Odisha
To further strengthen the Startup Odisha and pacing to achieve the vision of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik , Startup Odisha task force has approved grants worth Rs 1.21 crore to nine startups in the state. The total grant sanctioned under PDMA amounts to Rs 68 lakh and Rs 53.3 lakh under NBA.
As per the reports, the task force chaired by principal secretary of MSME department Saswat Mishra approved the grants at a meeting recently in the field of e-mobility, biotechnology, robotics, clean technology, dairy farming, healthcare services, and some other sectors.
Briefing about the plan Mishra said, we have to achieve the vision of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to have 5,000 startups by 2025 and be among the top three startup ecosystems in the nation. Already over 1,500 strong startups across various industries and sectors have been set up.