Startup Odisha is a flagship initative of the Govt. Of Odisha under the MSME Department. Odisha Startup Policy 2016 was unveiled in Aug 2016 with an objective of registering 1000 Startups and making Odisha as one of the top three Startup Hubs in the country within the policy period. The Startup Odisha initiative currently housed at Institute of Entrepreneurship Development Odisha provides the following services to budding Startups of the state: -
- Recognition for new Startups and Incubators.
- Providing Grants such as Monthly allowance, Product Development & Marketing Assistance, Need based Assistance, Subsidized Incubation and support for participating in National & International events to registered Startups.
- Providing Grants such as One time capital Grant, Matching Grant, Performance capital grant, reimbursement of utility expenses to registered Incubators.
- Establishing of Entrepreneurship Cells in academic institutions.
- Organising ecosystem events such as Boot camps, Mentorship workshops, Investment facilitation workshops, Startup conclaves etc.
All these services can be availed through the online portal www.startupodisha.gov.in . Startups
can also use the Toll Feee Helpline of Startup Odisha i.e 1800 345 7100 for queries.