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Ideas for New India 2020-MSME Contest

Updated: Feb 6, 2020

Closing Date: 20 Feb 2020(refer Contest Link) Reward: 15 Lakhs INR(seed fund)

Contest outline:

Ideas for new India 2020 is organized keeping with the vision of the Honorable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, entrepreneurs are the basis of the social change to which India aspires and their efforts will lay the foundations for a New India, fill the gaps in the solutions required by the people. and help build the foundation to build the economic structure of a powerful India.

It is the effort of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to allow MSMEs to focus on thinking and create innovative solutions while looking for local solutions to local problems, which could be the generation leap whose India needs to transform its social cultural and economic ecosystem into a world leader. Ideas for New India Are Invited by Innovators, Start-ups, Technocrats, Students and MSMEs from All Over India at the Office of the Development Commissioner - MSME, for `` Support for Entrepreneurial Development and management of MSMEs via incubators ''.

Focused Areas:

The Ideas could be around solving local problems from any area, however, suggested areas for the challenge are:

Hon'ble Prime Minister identified following focus areas for ideas:

  • Water Recycling Technologies

  • Recycling of waste water from household

  • Development of low water intensive seeds

  • To control leakage in supply chain

  • Alternatives of Plastic

  • Management of E- waste management

  • Usage of crop residue

  • Encouragement of bio-fuel usage

  • Cost effective technologies for potable water

  • Development of medical devices and Environment friendly vehicles under Make In India

Besides any of the following areas may also be selected for ideas submission

  • Agricultural Aids for Mechanization and boosting Yield

  • Agro Processing, Preserving & Packaging

  • Environment, Water, Sanitation, Waste & Recycling Management

  • Renewable Energy, EVs & Green Transportation

  • Technology & Devices for Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment & Rehabilitation of illness.

  • Energy Efficiency & Automation for Industrial Manufacturing

  • Infrastructure & Energy Efficient Housing

  • Security, UAVs, Disaster Management & Defence

Broad Sectors:

  • Aeronautics Aerospace & Defence

  • Agriculture

  • AI

  • Airport Operations

  • Animation

  • Architecture Interior Design

  • Art & Photography

  • AutomotiveBiotechnology

  • Chemicals

  • Computer Vision

  • Construction

  • Design

  • Fashion

  • Food & Beverages

  • Green Technology

  • Enterprise Software

  • Logistics

  • Nanotechnology

  • Non- Renewable Energy

  • Healthcare & Lifesciences

  • Internet Of Things

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Robotics

  • Renewable Energy

  • Safety

  • Sports

  • Textiles & Apparel

  • Transportation & Storage

  • Technology Hardware

  • Telecommunication & Networking

  • Waste Management

Info Video:

who can Apply?

  • This Contest is open to MSMEs, Indian start ups, Indian Companies, Students / Developers / Professionals / Community members

  • Participant(s) must be of minimum 18-years.

  • Students of 3rd & 4th year of undergraduate, graduate, post graduates of professional courses as well as Researchers of are allowed.

  • Documentary proof has to be submitted at the time of presentation. MSMEs/StartUps/Companies/Student StartUps must provide originals of their documents and registration Certificates during presentation.An applicant can apply for one idea only and can submit only one project.

  • Guidelines Book: Click for view


  • Release of Registration Link: 30th January 2020

  • Sensitization / Consultative Workshop for HI/BI : 30th January 2020

  • Campaign : 30th January 2020 – 20th Feb 2020

  • Scrutiny and Shortlisting of Applications: 5th Feb 2020-22nd Feb 2020

  • Selection & Announcement : 22nd Feb 2020 – 29th Feb 2020


Selected Ideas will get the following through the Host Incubator

  • Incubation Support

  • Seed Funding of upto 15 lakhs

............INNOVATE TO WIN............


For more details and application visit the link below:

Category of contest: startup, government

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