Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Remunerative Approaches For Agriculture and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR) is an initiative of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare, Govt. Of India to give thrust to Agripreneurship and startups. In a broader way the scheme is implemented with the objectives of making farming a remunerative economic activity through strengthening the farmers efforts, risk mitigation and promoting innovation.
The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute through its IVRI-पशु विज्ञान Incubator, which is one of the India's premier Animal Science incubator for development of start-ups is implementing the two programmes "NAVODAYA" (Agripreneurship Orientation Programme) and "SAMRIDDHI" (Agripreneurship Incubation Programme) under RKVY-RAFTAAR Agri Business Incubation scheme.These animal science based incubation programmes are aimed at transforming ideas into businesses, promote innovation, develop entrepreneurship and provide funding oppurtunities. The programme encourages participation from students, youth, smart farmers,women early start-ups or anyone interested to venture into animal science and allied sector.
IVRI through its strong infrastructural and technical competencies will support Agribusiness incubation by tapping innovative products, technologies,business process/models in the Animal science space and its allied sectors that could enhance productivity, improve agriculture efficiency, increase farmer incomes,rural economy and wealth.
Ideate- Innovate- Validate- Replicate
Transform your Idea into Prototype/Products
NAVODAYA is an Agripreneurship Orientation Programme (AOP) of RKVY- RAFTAAR Agribusiness Incubation Scheme aimed at providing mentorship and funding opportunity to Students, youth, Smart Farmers, Women or anyone interested to venture in Animal Science & Allied Areas for transforming their innovative ideas to prototype/Product.
A launch pad for animal science based start-ups
Opportunity to Scale up and Commercialize Your Products at MVP Stage
SAMRIDDHI is an Agripreneurship Incubation Programme of RKVY- RAFTAAR Agribusiness Incubation Scheme aimed at providing mentorship and funding opportunity to startups having innovative products/ services, business processes/ models at Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage in Animal Science and Allied Sector which are ready for upscaling for commercialization.