PM interacts with young entrepreneurs of State

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Jun 2018 12:10:32



Staff Reporter


Start-Up entrepreneurs and innovators from Chhattisgarh interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video bridge at 36Inc located in City Center Mall, Raipur on Wednesday.Addressing the young entrepreneurs, Prime Minister Modi said that he was delighted to interact with the young entrepreneurs, who have become job creators. Besides young entrepreneurs from IIM Bangalore, Dehradun, Guwahati, Goa, Tamilnadu, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh interacted with the Prime Minister. Chief Executive Officer of 36Inc Centre Rajiv Roy informed the Prime Minister that 43 Start-Up entrepreneurs have been associated with Atal Innovation Centre within one year in the state. Through these entrepreneurs, over 1,700 people have got employment so far.

Prime Minister Modi asked Rajiv Roy which is the most important work being done in Chhattisgarh. Rajiv Roy informed the Prime Ministeraccording to the wishes of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, rural areas are being focused under the Start-UP. Prime Minister Modi praised the works of 36Inc for applying innovations in rural areas.
36Inc Incubator and Applop Director Rahul Singhal interacted with the Prime Minister. Modi asked Rahul Singhal to make mobile-app for Chhattisgarh handicraft, which would be helpful to promote handicraft sector at world level. Singhal informed that his institution had made over six lakh mobile apps so far. Over 10,000 mobile apps have been made with the co-operation of the Start-Up. Singhal also informed that the institution had made mobile app for Gujarat based Gupchup seller and his business is increasing after adopting new innovation. Dhamdha bsed Govatsa Agro and Food Enterprises Limited Director C H Kamesh Rao informed the Prime Minister that his organization procures cow dung and cow urine from 50 farmers. His organization is preparing agro products and because of it, the incomes of farmers are increasing.
Healing Accelerator Director Ritabh Pandey informed the Prime Minister that his organization had set up branches at 60 places in the state. Over 22,000 patients have been given online advice for various kinds of diseases like cancer, heart ailment and others.

Kunomile Technology Private Limited Director Sonali Jha said that her institution prepares digital platforms for higher education. His organizations provide reading materials for engineering, medical and other subjects through “Cloud” medium. Interacting with the participants, the Prime Minister said that in order to foster innovation and competition amongst youngsters, Government has started various competitions like Atal New India Challenge, Smart India Hackathon and Agriculture Grand Challenge. Prime Minister also mentioned his discussion with Prime Minister of Singapore, on holding a Smart India Hackathon like challenge between innovators from Singapore and India. Addressing the innovators, Narendra Modi invited youngsters to ideate on how to transform agricultural sector.