It was an Adieu & Bonjour moment at PRIME Entrepreneurship Hub at Shillong, Meghalaya on 9 August 2021 as the first COHORT of 50 startups made way for the second batch. The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri Conrad K. Sangma doubled the enthusiasm among the entrepreneurs with his sanguine presence and felicitated the COHORT 1.0 and 2.0 entrepreneurs with Certificates of Graduation and Incubation respectively. Like last time, the Top 25 entrepreneurs from the new COHORT were awarded Rs. 1 Lakh each by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, while the next 25 entrepreneurs received Rs. 50,000 each.
IIM Calcutta Innovation Park takes pride in supporting 4 state governments in Northeast India – Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh – to achieve their noble mission of developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem and equip the youths of the states with business knowledge, capital, and networking to emerge as change-drivers and impact leaders.