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Agriculture Ministry to Host Agri Startup Conclave 2022 on 24th May

To commemorate the critical role of agricultural startups in the Indian economy, the DA & FW at the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare is hosting the AgriStartup Conclave 2022, which will be inaugurated by the agriculture minister.

Shivam Dwivedi
NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi
NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi

Agri Startup Conclave - 2022, organised by DA & FW at Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare on May 24, 2022 at Subramaniam Hall NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi, will take place under the RKVY - RAFTAAR Scheme.

To commemorate the critical role of agricultural startups in the Indian economy, the DA & FW at the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare is hosting the AgriStartup Conclave 2022, which will be inaugurated by the agriculture minister.

Objective of Conclave:

  • The conclave will promote an exchange of ideas among various key stakeholders, including central and state government officials, start-ups from the broader ecosystem, incubators, FPOs, academicians, and all KPS and RABIS.

  • An exhibition of selected seed-stage startups is planned for the conclave. The exhibiting startups will have the opportunity to interact with the visiting farmers, FPOs, government officials, corporates, and investors to discuss potential collaboration opportunities.

Programme Schedule:

  • Arrival of the AM / MoS: (11.00 am – 11.05 am)

  • Inauguration of Start-up Exhibition by AM: (11.05 am – 11.20 am)

  • Welcome by Additional Secretary (AL): (11.20 am – 11.25 am)

  • Inauguration & Lighting of Lamp: (11.25 am – 11.30 am)

  • Context Setting: Chhavi Jha, JS (RKVY): (11.30 am – 11.40 am)

  • Short Video on the Agri Start-ups: (11.40 am – 11.45 am)

  • Address by Vineet Rai, CEO, Avishkar Group: (11.45 am – 11.55 am)

  • Address by Thirukumaran, CEO, Ninja Cart: (11.55 am – 12.05 pm)

  • Address by Secretary, DARE: (12.05 pm – 12.15 pm)

  • Address by Secretary, DA&FW: (12.15 pm – 12.25 pm)

  • Launch of Integrated Portal for Agri Start-ups: (12.25 pm – 12.30 pm)

  • Address by MoS (SK): (12.30 pm – 12.40 pm)

  • Address by MoS (KC): (12.40 pm – 12.50 pm)

  • Key Note Address by HAM: (12.50 pm – 01.05 pm)

  • Vote of thanks by Dr. A.K Singh, Director, IARI: (01.05 pm – 01.10 pm)

Lunch Break

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-I (Input market Linkage/ Farm Inputs) by Sachin Nandwana, CEO, Big Haat: (02.00 pm – 02.20 pm)

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-II – (Precision Agriculture/Farm Management) by Sarang Nerkar, CEO, Innosapien: (02.20 pm – 02.40 pm)

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-III (Quality Management and Traceability ) by Srivatsa Sreenivasarao, CEO, TraceX: (02.40 pm – 03.00 pm)

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-IV (Supply Chain Tech & Output Linkage) by Shardul Sheth, CEO, Agrostar: (03.00 pm – 03.20 pm)

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-V - (Financial Services) by Nikhil Tripathi, CEO, Bijak: (03.20 pm – 03.40 pm)

  • Presentation by Agri Start-up-VI - (Diversified Solution Providers) by Karthik Jayaraman, CEO, Waycool: (03.40 pm – 04.00 pm)

  • Discussion / Q&A: (04.00 pm – 04.30 pm)

  • Summing up and Conclusions by Chhavi Jha, JS (RKVY): (04.30 pm – 04.50 pm)

  • Vote of Thanks: (04.50 pm – 05.00 pm)

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