IGKV R-ABI invites application for Abhinav (AOP) and Udbhav (AIP) Programs for the year 2021-2022.
Applications closes on 22nd June 2021.

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Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock

organic and natural

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock

Welcome to

R-ABI (RKVY RAFTAAR – Agri-Business Incubator) Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur Chhattisgarh, India

R-ABI is an agri-innovation hub and agri-business incubation center of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur Chhattisgarh, India. It is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi under the RKYV-RAFTAAR Scheme. It offers well equipped incubation space, technical and business mentoring, networking with agribusiness industry, scientific and information resources, conducive and supportive environment for agri startups and opportunities for availing government grants-in aid through pre seed and seed stage funding.

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R-ABI Facilitates In

Agri business idea & startup incubation, Organizing sensitization workshops, seminars, roadshows, boot camps, Networking with agri business industry experts, Technical and business mentorship, Technology commercialization, Agripreneurship orientation, Idea/Pre-seed stage funding of agripreneurs and, Seed stage funding of Agri Startup incubatees

Vision

Fostering Agri-Innovation & Agripreneurship for pronounced transformation in agriculture and allied sectors.

Mission

To be the best hub of agribusiness incubation in central India. To empower the Indian agri-startup ecosystem through agri-innovation & agri-preneurship. To transform the job seekers into job creators.

Focus Area of Startups

IOT & AI in Agriculture

Processing & Value Addition

Organic Farming

Agri Waste to Wealth

Farm Retailing

Post Harvest Management

Agriculture Biotechnology

Agricultural Engg. & Farm Mechanisation

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Our Programs

Our Programs

DRIVING IDEAS IN AGRI-INNOVATION

Abhinav is the pre seed stage Agripreneurship Orientation Program (AOP) of R-ABI, the Agribusiness Incubator of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Raipur Chhattisgarh, India under the RKVY-RAFTAAR Scheme. It is designed to promote and run an active program for students/youth for identification, creation, acceleration and translation into practice of agri business ideas suitable for new venture creation in agriculture and allied sectors. Under the Abhinav program, the selected interns will be trained during a two-month (60 Hours) Internship period to enable them to develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).



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PROPELLING AGRI STARTUPS FOR COMMERCIALIZATION

Udbhav is the seed stage funding Agripreneurship Incubation Program (AIP) of R-ABI, the Agribusiness Incubator (R-ABI) of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Raipur Chhattisgarh, under the RKVY-RAFTAAR Scheme. In this program, Grant-in aid of maximum upto Rs. 25 lakhs will be granted to potential agri startups that have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) based on innovative solutions / processes/products/services/business model in agriculture and allied sectors. The applicant startups should fulfill the criteria as per the Startup Definition related Notification regarding Startups issued from time to time by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce, GoI.



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