DST-NIDHI's PRomoting and Accelerating Young and ASpiring technology entrepreneurs (PRAYAS) is a pre-incubation initiative which supports young innovators to turn their ideas into Proof of Concept. The program aims to provide a platform to young innovators to generate solutions for relevant local and social problem. PRAYAS will also promote vibrant innovation ecosystem, by establishing a network between innovators, academia, mentors, and incubators by catalysing the process of commercialization for innovators. It is implemented by Program Management Unit (PMU) at recognised PRAYAS Centes. SIIC, IIT Kanpur is one of the PRAYAS centres.APPLY NOW
No, the applicants will not receive any stipend. The maximum funding support provided is up to Rs.10 lakhs. However, the local PRAYAS center Monitoring Committee decides the funding amount for their selected innovators.