AP and ISRO Collaborate To Boost Startup Momentum

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With the startup revolution taking the world by storm, India is steadily making waves, incubating successful startups and generating success stories for the youngsters. To this effect, AP is not far behind, and is raring to go with newer initiatives that fuel startup momentum and steer the same towards positive direction.

CM’s recent announcement to establish incubation centres in all the universities in Andhra Pradesh has brought in pleasant news. The goal is to undertake research that relates to space technologies following an understanding reached with the top scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The CM spoke at length at the valedictory of World Space Week celebrations after discussion with the Chairman of ISRO A.S. Kiran Kumar, Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) Director P. Kunhikrishnan and Vice-Chancellors of various universities. Mr Naidu said they were the first to involve students in a big way to take up research to ensure inclusive development.

Mr. Naidu announced about constitution of a committee that comprises of experts from various universities and ISRO. This committee will oversee operations, making sure of proper use of remote sensing and other data in conceiving innovative ideas into startups and subsequently commercial ventures.

The CM urged the students to look at out of the box ideas that work on latest technologies and empower lives.



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