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AAU 2019 Applications Invited For Agripreneurship Orientation Program

AAU 2019 Applications Invited For Agripreneurship Orientation Program

The North East Agri Technology Entrepreneurs Hub (NEATEHUB) Is An Incubator For Innovation And Agripreneurship Under The Aegis Of Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat. NEATEHUB Is Launching Its Second Agripreneurship Orientation Program Supported By RKVY-RAFTAAR, Ministry Of Agriculture And Farmers’ Welfare, Govt Of India.

Youth Having An Innovative Idea And Wanting To Start An Agri-Business Venture Are Encouraged To Apply. The Program Will Provide Two Months Training Cum Hands-On-Internship With Startups/ Ventures, Rs.10,000 Per Month As Stipend, And A Grant-In-Aid Up To Rs.5 Lakhs To Selected Entrepreneurs Post-Training Programme, And Assistance In Incorporating A Startup Business. The Two-Month Programme Is Scheduled From 1st Of November – 31st Of December 2019 In The Incubator’s Office Located In Assam Agricultural University , Jorhat. For Application Form And Other Details, Please Visit Www.Aau.Ac.In/Recruitment Or Www.Neatehub.Org. Last Date For Submission Of Online Application Is 15th October 2019 At Https://Forms.Gle/Kxz9v1egebit8veba

Preference Will Be Given To Business-To-Business Venture Ideas And Those Seriously Committed To Taking Up Entrepreneurship Full-Time And Inclined To Spend The Two Months Training In Jorhat.

Terms Of Reference


  1. To Nurture Potential Agri-Entrepreneurs By Providing Training Cum Internship With Other Startups To Provide Them Practical, Technical And Business Insights;
  2. To Create And Nurture A Pipeline Of Agripreneurs For Incubation;
  3. To Make Pursuing Entrepreneurship Related To Innovative Ideas An Attractive Career Option Among Other Available Career

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The Applicant Should Propose One Innovative Idea Based On Technology, Service, Business Platforms For Increasing Efficiency In Agriculture And Allied Agri Sectors.
  2. The Applicants Are Expected To Pursue Their Entrepreneurial Aspirations Full
  3. The Applicant Should Have An Initial Business Plan/ Proposal For The Idea They Intend To
  4. Preference Will Be Given To Innovative Ideas That Are Towards Business-To-Business

Selection Process Of Interns For Agripreneurship Orientation

  1. The Neatehub Shall Announce The Program In Various
  2. All Applicants For This Program Will Apply In The Prescribed Online Format (Application Form).
  3. The Selection Of Agripreneurs That Have An Innovative Idea Based On Technology, Service, Business Platforms Etc. And Interest In Pursuing Their Entrepreneurial Aspirations Full Time, Shall Be Done By The AAU Incubator’s Selection Committee Constituted For This
  4. Under This Program, AAU Incubator Will Select A Batch Of 15 Agripreneurs That Have A Workable Innovative

Funding Support

  1. A Stipend Of Rs 10,000/- Per Month Will Be Granted To These Interns For Two Months During The Hands-On Training
  2. Idea/ Pre-Seed Stage Funding: Under This, Subsistence Grant Of A Maximum Of 5 Lakhs Will Be Provided To Participants Who Have Successfully Completed The Initial Two Months Of Agripreneurship Orientation Program, Subject To Their Dprs Being Approved By The Screening Committee. This Grant Will Be Give Only To Those Who Are Aspiring To Convert Their Innovative Idea Based On Technology, Service, Business Platforms Etc. Into A Prototype/ Product.
  3. Startups Supported For Idea/Pre-Seed Stage Funding Will Be Eligible For Obtaining Next Stage Of Seed Stage Funding After Evaluation

Broad Activities

  1. These Young Agripreneurs Will Receive Up To 60 Hours Initial Training At The Neatehub In Jorhat, With Hands On Training Cum Internship With Startups/
  2. They Will Refine/ Work On Their Innovative Idea

Program Period

1 November – 31 December 2019. Accommodation Will Be Provided By Neatehub At The AAU Hostel In Jorhat; However, The Cost Of Travel, Food And Other Incidental Personal Expenses Will Have To Be Borne By The Selected Agripreneurs.

Interested Candidates May Submitted The Duly Filled Application Forms Online (Google Forms By Clicking On The Link Given Herewith), On Or Before 15 October 2019


AAU 2019 Applications Invited For Agripreneurship Orientation Program

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