India’s vision for becoming a five trillion dollar economy by 2024,has to be backed by strengthening & integrating the rural economies.Rural areas offer untapped potential crucial for economic growth, and further developmental strategies have to be grounded in an understanding of the rural environment and its sustenance.Nevertheless considerable innovations emerging from the rural front fail to see the lime light owing to lack of exposure and inexperience in translating their innovations to viable commercial propositions. Here lies the decisive role of technology and business Incubators like ICAR-CPCRI AgriBusiness Incubation Centre and Kerala Startup Mission to create business ecosystem addressing the issues hampering the growth of Rural India.
- To identify and nurture innovations having applications in the rural sector
- To highlight investment opportunities in innovation up scaling
- To maneuver startup ventures to reap the opportunities in Agri-sector
- To conduct competition events for students/ youths/ farmers on problem solving innovations