130 new ventures come under Start-up Odisha initiative

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Bhubaneswar, Nov 2: In all 130 start-up ventures have been brought under the Odisha Start-up Initiative. The information was shared at the second Start-up Council meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on Wednesday.

Start-up Odisha, an initiative of the State Government, has so far recognised 130 start-up ventures in 34 sectors. 'So far, 18 innovative entrepreneurs are getting financial assistance from the council. With the fresh approval, the number increased to 20,' said Additional Chief Secretary (MSME) Laxmi Narayan Gupta after the meeting.

He further said four incubation centres operating in the State have been brought into the fold of the council.

Various activities for coming six months with estimated expenditure of Rs 15 crore was discussed and approved at the meeting.

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