15 colleges in Khordha were covered with participation from 1500+ students thereby generating 107 innovative pitches
Bhubaneswar: OdishaStarup Yatra2023 has embarked on a remarkable journey from Khordha with enthusiastic participation from the 1500+ students, where 107 innovative ideas were generated from across 15 colleges. It has laid solid foundation to materialising State Government’s ambition of creating 5000 Startups by 2025.
Inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister,Shri Naveen Patnaik yesterday,the journey started today with various eminent institutes in and around Khordha being covered including IMIS, BJB Autonomous College, Government ITI-Bhubaneswar, Ekamra College, PN College, Centurion University, Gandhi Institute for Technology (GIFT), Sillicon Institute of Technology, Srusti Academy of Management, KISS University, RD Womens University, KIIT University, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Nalanda Institute of Technology and ASBM University.
The excitement and enthusiasm from the student community was palpable with their passionate pitches.
The aim of Startup Odisha Yatra and Startup Xpress 2023 is to encourage grassroots innovators and promote entrepreneurship among them. In 2023 edition of the Yatra, Startup Odisha has four dedicated vans that will cover all 30 districts of the state.
As the Yatra moves forward, it will cover another nine eminent institutes of Khordha district. On the second day, Startup Yarta Van will reach Utkal University, SOA University, IIIT Bhubaneswar, Institute of Hotel Management, XIMB University, ITER, National Institute of Science Education and Research, Skill Development Institute, IIT Bhubaneswar, OUAT and World Skill Centre.