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Agri-Food Business Incubation Centre IIT Kharagpur - AFBIC

Agri-Food Business Incubation Centre IIT Kharagpur (AFBIC IIT KGP) is an innovation and agripreneurship cell for supporting agribusiness incubation by exploring technological innovations for venture creation in agriculture and allied fields. It is aimed at strengthening start-up ecosystem in Agri-food and allied sectors to promote Agripreneurship by facilitating access to technology, domain experts and grant-in-aid for product and process innovation. The centre has been established under RKVY-RAFTAAR program  supported by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India. The Agricultural and Food Engineering dept, IIT Kharagpur is entrusted with the responsibility of creating necessary infrastructure for mentoring and nurturing Agri-entrepreneurs from the ideation to successful commercialisation phases under this centre. The successful startups from the program will be empowered with technological and business acumen who will be the torchbearers for financial independence, job creation and in mentoring and motivating like-spirited entrepreneurs in rural and urban areas.

What is RKVY – RAFTAAR?

RKVY-RAFTAAR (Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana – Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sectors Rejuvenation ) is a unique scheme of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, (MoA & FW). RKVY-RAFTAAR aims at making farming a remunerative economic activity through strengthening the farmers’ effort, risk mitigation and promoting agri-business entrepreneurship.

RKVY-RAFTAAR supports agribusiness incubation by tapping innovations and technologies for venture creation in agriculture.

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PROGRAMMES

Agri-startup Incubation Program

उद्भवन

Agripreneurship Orientation Program

अनुस्थापन

AFBIC TEAM

Kanishka Bhunia

CO-PI

P Srinivasa Rao

PI and CEO

P P Tripathy

co-pi

Nishant Tiwari

Business Manager

FAVICON

Shalini Singh

Asst. Manager

Neha Sinha

Business Executive

Prachi Budkuley

Business Executive

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