Agripreneurship Orientation & Idea/Pre-Seed Stage Funding

Program Highlights

  • Strengthening the startup ecosystem by supporting first generation entrepreneurs.
  • Pre Seed Stage Funding for the R-ABI Incubatees.
  • 2 months inhouse training opportunity with stipend


  • To nurture the potential graduates by providing orientation training
  • To create a pipeline of startups
  • To encourage the student innovators to takeup an entrepreneurial path

Eligibility Criteria

1. The recipient should propose one innovative idea based on technology, service, business platforms etc. for increasing efficiency in agriculture and allied sector.

2. The recipients are expected to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations full time.

3. The recipient should have an initial business plan/ proposal for the idea they intend to pursue.

Selection Process

  • TNAU ABIS-TBI-R-ABI shall announce the programme at the state/local level & All applicants for this programme will apply as per the prescribed format.
  • The selection of agripreneurs that have an innovative idea based on technology, service, business platforms etc. and interest in pursuing their entrepreneurial aspirations full time, shall be done by the RIC.


  • Pattern of Funding Support and Release of Funds A stipend of Rs 10,000/- per month will be granted to these interns for two months during the hands on training period by the incubators from their R-ABI recurring grant.

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