NIDHI PRAYAS

Grant upto 10 lakhs for building tangible product prototypes

Application Deadline: 31st March 2021

About NIDHI - PRAYAS Program

The NIDHI-Promotion and Acceleration of Young and Aspiring technology entrepreneurs (NIDHI-PRAYAS) program is one of the programs introduced under NIDHI Scheme by DST, GoI that focuses on addressing the idea to prototype funding gap. This is a program designed to attract a large number of youngsters to come forward to try out their ideas and try to see if they will work in real life business situations.

Objective

Thematic Areas

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Healthcare
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Agriculture
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Manufacturing
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Energy
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Clean Tech
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IoT
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AI/ML & AR/VR

Program Benefits

Prototyping Grant

Prototyping Grant upto 10 lakhs for 12 months.

Mentorship

Tailored mentoring in areas like IP, Legal, Regulatory, Business Development.

Co-working

Access to co-working space, common infras, and administrative support.

Handholding

Navigating the entire entrepreneurial journey from ideation to acceleration.

Lab Access

Access the digital fabrication lab to turn your ideas into prototypes.

Our Working Process

01.

Call Opens

Generally for a window of 1 month.

02.

Announcement

Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates.

03.

Selection

Presentation to Selection Committee.

04.

Results

Final List of Candidates Selected.