IIT Kanpur invites applications for Garbage Free Cities 2.0 programme
IIT Kanpur: The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) has partnered with the ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA), to support startups through the startup gateway for Garbage Free Cities 2.0 programme. As the implementation agency for the programme, SIIC IITK has invited startups from across the country to apply for the next cohort of innovators.
The selected startups will receive significant benefits such as funding support of Rs 20 lakh, a one-year incubation programme, business acceleration and additional funding, technical and business mentoring from subject-specific experts, access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and advanced R&D facilities, and facilitated investor connections. The participating startups will establish direct links with corporations and urban local bodies (ULBs), enabling them to deploy innovative solutions in the field.
S Ganesh, administering chief, IIT Kanpur, said, “With expanding populace and urbanization, squander the board has arisen as one of the inexorably troublesome difficulties of our times. At IIT Kanpur we have major areas of strength for an and hatching environment that has been adding to give specialized answers for various cultural difficulties by supporting new businesses.”
Ankush Sharma, teacher in-control, SIIC, “SIIC, IIT Kanpur has forever been at the bleeding edge of advancing and sustaining cutting edge mechanical reaction to worldwide difficulties. The joint effort with the Service of Lodging and Metropolitan Undertakings (MoHUA) for the Startup Door for Trash Free Urban communities 2.0 program is important for our obligation to decidedly influencing society and the planet.”
The drive is important for the program’s objective to speed up the Swachh Bharat Mission by offering significant help to organizations in different topical regions, including zero dump, decrease, reuse and reuse, plastic waste administration, squander isolation, creative waste cleaning, continuous waste checking and social development for squander the executives.