IT Ministry launches “Chunauti” challenge for next-generation startups
Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched “Chunauti” - Next Generation Startup Challenge Contest, to further boost startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns of India.
The government has earmarked Rs 95.03 cr over a period of three years for this programme. It aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas and provide them seed fund of up to Rs 25 lakh and other facilities.
On the new initiative, the minister said, “I urge the young, talented innovators of India to come forward and avail benefits of Chunauti challenge of government and create new software products and app. This launch is a bold initiative under the clarion call for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”
For more info visit : https://www.mygov.in/task/chunauti-nextgen-startup-challenge-contest/