Several startups have joined hands with the Indian government to offer services in their respective fields. From edtech to agritech, these businesses are working to make a difference at the ground level.
India has the world’s third-largest startup ecosystem. The Indian government has launched a number of programs and efforts to teach and assist entrepreneurs and startups, including financial and technical assistance. Following these measures, there is a slew of businesses that are collaborating closely with the Indian government.
Here are several startups that are collaborating with the government to effect change at the grassroots level across industries:
Ed4All is India’s only edtech firm that only works with central, state, and local governments to deliver learning, skills, and testing outcomes.
The platform, which is powered by Microsoft core technology, caters to the demands of the K-12, higher education, and vocational markets. Microsoft and Ed4All will collaborate with the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) in September 2021 to prepare students for employment.
SatSure is a startup that uses satellite data, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and remote sensing satellites to give decision intelligence solutions to the financial services, insurance (BFSI), and banking industries. The business has developed mobile app platforms to give information on agricultural supply data and crop stress in their region. It aids with decisions about what to seed, when to water, add fertilizer, and when to harvest. The NITI Aayog has provided assistance to the startup through programs like as the Grand Agriculture Challenge.
WiJungle allows businesses to protect and enhance their whole network via a single interface. Karmesh Gupta and Praveen Gupta founded the firm in 2017 and claim to serve over 15 ministries, the PMO, and numerous state-level organizations. Its AI-powered capabilities and unified single-window network management capacity enable organizations to manage their cybersecurity operations more efficiently and cost-effectively. WiJungle now serves the hotel, healthcare, education, defense, transportation, retail, BFSI, and ITES industries in India.
4. Innefu Labs
Tarun Wig and Abhishek Sharma created Innefu Labs in 2010 to provide information security and data analytics solutions. The AI-backed firm promises to serve government organizations and intelligence agencies including the Border Security Force (BSF), DRDO, and CRPF.
Prophecy, which focuses on video and image analysis, authentication security, and big data analytics, is one of its products.
5. Weather Risk Management Services (WRMS)
Anuj Kumbhat, Sonu Agrawal, and Ashish Agarwal launched WRMS in 2004. It makes use of data, technology, and financial innovation to assist farmers in increasing production, gaining a stable income, and practicing sustainable farming. It has collaborated with companies such as PepsiCo, Safal, ITC, Mother Dairy, and others, as well as government and government-run agencies such as NCFC and the Bihar Government. Ingen Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of WRMS, has won a contract to acquire