DST – Funding Agency
Program Management Unit
NSTEDB/DST/GoI supported National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovation (NIDHI) - PRomotion and Acceleration of Young and ASpiring innovators and start-ups (PRAYAS) program focuses on supporting innovators to develop their innovative idea into prototype.
This scheme is to attract a large number of youngsters to come forward to try out their ideas without actually worrying about the failure. NIDHI-PRAYAS is positioned as a pre-incubation initiative.
Objectives of NIDHI- PRAYAS
Benefits to Innovators under the NIDHI-PRAYAS :
Advanced Manufacturing, Agri & Food Tech, Health & Med Tech, Clean & Green Tech - Air, Water, Energy, Waste and Internet of Things (IoT). Other technology areas may also be considered on strength or merit of the idea.