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Cities Picked up Under ‘Start up India’ Scheme

PrintThe Action Plan for Startup India launched by the Prime Minister on 16th January 2016 envisages setting up of 7 New Research Parks modeled on the Research Park at IIT Madras. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru in Karnataka has been selected for establishment of a research park in the Action Plan. Similarly, the Action Plan envisages setting-up/scaling-up of 18 Technology Business Incubators (TBI) at NITs/IITs/IIMs etc. NIT Calicut, IISER Thiruvanthapuram and IIM Kozhikode in Kerala have been selected for setting up of Technology Business Incubators.

Government of India has approved the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) on 24th February 2016. No separate city-wise/Statewise allocation has been made under the Atal Innovation Mission.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha 9th March, 2016.

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