The National Startup Awards 2021 seek to recognize and reward outstanding startups and ecosystem enablers that are contributing to economic dynamism by spurring innovation and injecting competition. Startups that are building innovative products/solutions, scalable enterprises, with high potential of employment generation or wealth creation, demonstrating measurable social impact.
A grand total of 49 areas classified into 15 broad sectors means everyone gets a shot at the spotlight. The 15 sectors are Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Drinking Water, Education and Skill Development, Energy, Enterprise Systems, Environment, FinTech, Food Processing, Health and Wellness, Industry 4.0, Security, Space, Transport and Travel.
A cash prize of INR 5 lakh shall be awarded to one winning Startup in each of the subsectors. The Winners and Runners up shall be given priority for participation in various National and International Startup events sponsored by DPIIT.
Exceptional incubators and accelerators which are the key building blocks of a robust startup ecosystem will also be awarded INR 15 lakh.
Last day to apply: 31st January, 2021. https://www.startupindia.gov.in/awards