Bhubaneswar, 04 November 2023: Hon’ble Lieutenant Governorof Jammu and Kashmir Shri Manoj Sinhaalong with senior officers from Jammu and Kashmir visited Startup Odisha at O-hub on Friday. On the invitation of Startup Odisha, a prolific academician Dr. Pankaj Chandra, Hon’ble Vice Chanceller of Ahmedabad University additionally joined the event. Dr. Omkar Rai, Executive Chairman, Startup Odisha, made a presentation briefing him in regards to the distinctive initiatives, packages, finest practices carried out and showcased the notable accomplishments that has positioned Startup Odisha within the nationwide area. Dr. Rai additionally highlighted Startup Odisha’s dedication in the direction of girls with 41% of the acknowledged startups having girls founders and the workforce’s endeavor in the direction of additional growing this quantity.
Shri Manoj Sinha shared his perspective on the innovation panorama in Jammu and Kashmir, highlighting the elevated quantity of startups within the fields of agriculture and horticulture. He mentioned Government’s dedication to foster the startup ecosystem in J&Ok by actively working to strengthen an enabling surroundings that may assist startups flourish within the area.
Additionally, Dr. Omkar Rai accompanied Shri Manoj Sinha and confirmed him O-hub and the work being performed throughout the campus.
Dr. Omkar Rai mentioned, “It’s certainly an honour for us that Shri Manoj Sinha visited our campus, and we’re enormously impressed by his go to. It’s our collective dedication at Startup Odisha to working in the direction of creating a powerful and sturdy basis that promotes collaboration, innovation, and progress for our startup neighborhood and the broader society. I’m glad for Shri Manoj Sinha’s go to, which has served as a supply of motivation for Odisha’s startup ecosystem.”
Odisha has been acknowledged as a ‘prime performer’ state within the States’ Startup Rankings framework by DPIIT GOI and the state has additionally made a particular mark for itself as one of the fastest-growing areas in India, not solely in phrases of financial prosperity but additionally in areas comparable to girls empowerment, sports activities, arts, and entrepreneurship.