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A Roundtable on Unleashing Potential of Indian Agriculture: Role of Entrepreneurs and Incubators

A roundtable discussion was hosted by IIT Mandi Catalyst in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh Horticulture development project (HPHDP) on 23rd Feb 2019 with an aim to identify challenges and opportunities in the Indian Agriculture and to promote innovation & entrepreneurship in this sector. The roundtable was attended by officials from District Industry Center (DIC), HPHDP, Agro Entrepreneurs, NGOs engaged in the agriculture ecosystem, budding startups in the Agritech sector, Agro researchers, officials of Farmer Zone project of IIT Mandi, and the faculty members of IIT Mandi. Participants shared their viewpoints on the role of the incubation center like Catalyst and how can they encourage the new-age entrepreneurs to solve existing problems.