ARISE 2019, a Launch pad for Agri-Startups is an initiative of Pusa Krishi Incubator powered by RKVY-RAFTAAR Scheme of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Government of India.

It is an uniquely designed incubation program specifically for early-stage agri-startups, with an aim to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of agribusiness and allied sectors.

It is a two-phase Incubation program, a one of a kind:

Phase 1: Idea to Product Prototype (Early-stage product development)

  • ‘Proof of concept’ and ‘promising Ideas’ would get access to the research facilities, technical experts, patent filing and extensive mentoring support. This will facilitate to develop a feasible product prototype that can be scaled up.
  • An Eight-Week in-house residency program has been structured to help walkthrough the startups in their journey of success.
  • Selected startups will be linked to other successful startups
  • A Pusa Fellowship stipend of Rs.10,000 p.m. will be given to the selected incubates, as an allowance during the in-house residency program.
  • Towards the end of Phase-1, the selected startups of this phase will make a presentation to an expert committee of industry experts and professionals. This committee of experts will evaluate the performance of the startups throughout the course of phase-1 and shortlist startups ready for acceleration in Phase-2 of the program.

Phase 2- Product Prototype to its Commercial Launch & Funding Support

  • Startups will validate their products/service.
  • Startups will be mentored on how to commercially launch their product/service and sustain in marketplaces.
  • An initial grant-in-aid of up to Rs.5 Lacs (for prototypes) or up to Rs.25 Lacs (commercially launched) will be awarded to the start-up.
  • Also the extensive Marketing & Mentoring support by industry experts will be continued, till the time start-ups get graduated from our incubation program.






APPLICATION DEADLINE : Next Launch Coming Soon

For Online application F6s please click:

For any issues related to submission of application, please send your queries to


For Online application STARTUP INDIA PORTAL please click:


For English Off-Online application please download:

For Hindi Off-Online application please download:

Please fill the attached form and submit to before 11:59 p.m. of 6th APRIL 2019.