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Assam CM launches incubator for startups to support budding entrepreneurs

Updated: Jan 21, 2019 08:26:37am

Assam CM launches incubator for startups to support budding entrepreneurs

New Delhi, Jan 21 (KNN) In a bid to boost startup ecosystem in Assam, the state-owned incubator for startups called 'Assam Startup - The Nest' was formally launched in Guwahati by Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam.

The Nest will provide benefits like dedicated mentorship, capacity enhancement trainings, market connect, networking opportunities, branding and visibility, funding connect etc. to support budding entrepreneurs of Assam.

Facilities like co-working space, lockers, high speed internet, conference and meeting rooms, shared services desks, etc are also available in ‘The Nest’ for the selected startup incubates.

The online portal of Assam Startup will be available at ‘startup.assam.gov.in’. The portal consists of four components that includes MY Assam Startup ID (MASI); Incubation for the Startups at the Nest; Support for Incubators and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Act East Policy has given impetus to the trade and business in the state and through this policy the state would become the gateway and the business hub of South East Asia. 

He also highlighted the state government’s industry friendly policies like North East Industrial Development Scheme and the Industrial & Investment Policy of Assam which have given momentum to the industrial sector of the state. 


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