New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has cleared a proposal to set up business incubation centres for startups.
Twenty new startups will get assistance from NDMC, who will be provided with the basic amenities like internet connectivity, conference rooms, libraries and more. The startups will be encouraged to nurture their idea.
Chairman Naresh Kumar said that the incubation centre will have 100 plug and play workstations, dedicated meeting rooms, training rooms, libraries, conference rooms, special platform for events with the facility of back-up audio-visual.
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According to senior NDMC officials, a fund of INR 12.5 lakh will be given to each startup under this project.
NDMC will be partnering with the Software Technology Parks of India to set up Atal Incubation Centres under the Atal Innovation Mission. The centres will have 100 workstations spread over an area of 10,000 square feet
The Council also cleared a proposal to start skill development courses in its Women Technical Institute. The courses will include general duty assistant, home health aid, medical laboratory technician, etc.
NDMC also plans to start courses to train dental technicians, assistants and oral hygienists at its dental clinic on Dharam Marg.
Earlier last week, the government had set up an incubation cell at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) to help startups expand their business in the international markets.
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