The launch was followed by the inauguration of Open Challenge 2.0 for Startups & Innovators in the IoT domain.
The Principal Secretary in his address spoke about the exponential growth of the ESDM industry in the country and how disruptive sectors have been game-changers in the business scenario. He spoke about the initiatives taken by State for the startup ecosystem and highlighted the inclusion of the entrepreneurship curriculum in the high school syllabus. He also highlighted how Startup Odisha has been pivotal in developing the entrepreneurship mindset amongst the young minds.
Among others, Secretary, E&IT, Manoj Mishra, IRTS, Omkar Rai, DG, STPI India & other eminent members of STPI Bhubaneswar were present.